01/18/2011 04:18 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

G.E. To Share Jet Technology With China In New Joint Venture

As China strives for leadership in the world's most advanced industries, it sees commercial jetliners -- planes that may someday challenge the best from Boeing and Airbus -- as a top prize.

And no Western company has been more aggressive in helping China pursue that dream than one of the aviation industry's biggest suppliers of jet engines and airplane technology, General Electric.

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