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Potential International Partnerships Arise For Embraer After Boeing Fallout

Brazilian planemaker Embraer confirmed Monday that it has entered talks with at least two potential new partners after its previous deal with American manufacturing giant Boeing fell through. Embraer CEO Francisco Gomes Neto said that his company is negotiating with companies in China, India and “others.” The Chinese state-owned manufacturer COMAC has informally voiced interest in working with Embraer, while the Russian Irkut has explored the issue despite denying any current interest in an Embraer collaboration. India’s government, which is…