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China wraps up biennial air show with record deals

11-18-2012 23:41 BJT

ZHUHAI, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- China wrapped up a major air show in Zhuhai in the southern province of Guangdong, on Sunday, with 30 deals worth a record of 11.8 billion U.S. dollars being signed, according to the show organizer.

Meanwhile, sales of 202 aircraft of various types have been clinched at the ninth China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition that started on Tuesday.

Nearly 650 aviation and aerospace manufacturers from 39 countries and regions have attended the air show, which attracted an audience of about 338,000 people over the past six days.

A total of 113 aircraft have been displayed at the show, and 39 of them have taken part in a fly-over performance, according to the organizer.

The next air show will be held on Nov. 11-16, 2014, in the same city, the organizer announced.


Editor:Bai Yang |Source: Xinhua

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