CHINA: China parts for Airbus to hit US$200m

Airbus said it expects to buy aircraft parts worth around US$200 million annually in China by 2010, which could further rise to US$450 million by 2015. Th e European aircraft maker said in a statement thatsix Chinese manufacturers are currently involved in manufacturing parts for Airbusaircraft, including Shanghai AircraftManufacturing Factory (SAMF), a unit ofChina Aviation […]


Airbus said it expects to buy aircraft parts worth around US$200 million annually in China by 2010, which could further rise to US$450 million by 2015. Th e European aircraft maker said in a statement thatsix Chinese manufacturers are currently involved in manufacturing parts for Airbusaircraft, including Shanghai AircraftManufacturing Factory (SAMF), a unit ofChina Aviation Industry Corp I (AVIC I),which recently delivered the fi rst shipmentof cargo door frames for A320 aircraft.