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Boeing dismisses accusations of fallout with UK

23rd October 2017 - 16:55 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

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US aerospace giant Boeing has reaffirmed its commitment to the UK, despite souring relations with the UK government following the US Department of Commerce’s decision to place a preliminary 219% trade tariff on Bombardier.

Centered on Bombardier’s 2016 deal with Delta Air Lines, Boeing’s complaint alleged such a deal was improper and made possible by virtue of Canadian government subsidies.

Since the original ruling last month, the UK government has criticised Boeing for its role in the affair, holding the company accountable for instigating proceedings in order to push construction costs of C-series aircraft to $61 million per aircraft,

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