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US-China Relations / Jiang Visit / Boeing Plane Deal #412077

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The continuing visit to the United States by Chinese leader Jiang Zemin reported; scenes shown from Philadelphia and from his meeting with members of Congress. [JIANG - (thru translator) defends liberty in China.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Washington: Carl Rochelle) The announcement by China of a billion-dollar purchase of planes from Boeing and its subcontractors examined. [Commerce Secretary William DALEY, Economic Strategy Institution Greg MASTEL, Boeing chairman Phil CONDIT - offer assessments of the aerospace deal.] The concern that China will use the airline technology to begin manufacturing its own aircraft in 10-15 years noted.

Rochelle, Carl;
Shaw, Bernard;
Woodruff, Judy

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