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Boeing faces risks and uncertain rewards as it vies with Airbus and others to replace Iran’s museum-vintage fleet.
“It’ll take a lot more than a flashy new website, a new lion symbol, and catchy phrases to make India a manufacturing powerhouse and create productive jobs for its rapidly rising workforce.”
The Ringing Bells Freedom 251 is selling for just 251 rupees, or about $3.67. Will it bring a real revolution? Or will the low prices remain on the other side of the world?
Sharp upward revisions for the last two quarters surprise analysts, with some calling the growth “untenable on the face of what we are seeing in the coal sector, roads, freight, exports contracting for 13 months in a row.”
Plans call for expanding on an existing plant near Mexico City and building a new plant in San Luis Potosi.
The company's Russian brand, Lada, suffered a 31% drop in unit sales last year.
The third-largest European carmaker faces cutthroat competition and little recognition of its brand in China.
China’s State Council announced on Sunday that it would cut between 100 to 150 million tons of steel production capacity over an undesignated length of time.
Latin America's third-biggest economy, emerged last month from 12 years of protectionist trade policies.