The weight range for tariffs Beijing plans to impose on US aircraft appear designed to give protection to Chinese airliner types—even if the real aim is to reply to proposed US import taxes. While attention has been focused on the application of the tariffs to Boeing aircraft, particularly the 737NG, the weight range exactly covers China’s own indigenously developed commercial types: the AVIC MA700 regional turboprop, COMAC ARJ21 regional jet and COMAC ...

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