Published On: Wed, Feb 15th, 2023

Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Air India’s Purchase of Boeing Aircraft

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo released the following statement regarding Air India’s purchase of Boeing Aircraft:

“I’m thrilled to celebrate this new development in the thriving trade relationship between the United States and India. Today’s announcement is a deal of historic significance between the Boeing Company and the Tata Group.

“I understand from Boeing that the Air India order will be Boeing’s third biggest sale of all time in dollar value and second in quantity. This is a win for workers, manufacturers, and suppliers across the United States, and it reaffirms the deep and lasting relationship between our two nations.

“I’m looking forward to traveling to India in March to co-chair the U.S.-India CEO Forum and U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue meetings with Minister Goyal. We’re also delighted to be working with India as part of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity, a historic opportunity to strengthen our economic ties and fuel economic prosperity across the Indo-Pacific region.

“I am optimistic about the opportunities for the U.S.-India economic relationship in the years to come. Today’s announcement reaffirms that optimism.”

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