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JAN 26, 2013 - Forbes

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The Boeing 787: The Truth Finally Hits the Fan

Congratulations to James B. Stewart on a superb New York Times article yesterday on Boeing's 787 crisis. As he has pointed out, fully  35 percent of the manufactured content of the 787,  the troubled, if superbly advanced, new Boeing jetliner, is being sourced from  Japan. This reflects a highly organized, subsidy-drenched effort by the Japanese industrial system to succeed the United States as the world leader in aerospace. All in all, 70 percent of the 787 is being manufactured outside the United States, up from less than 2 percent for the 747 in the late 1960s. A reasonable guess -- if ... Read More

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