The Boeing Co. could be one of the big beneficiaries of China's recent decision to allow the yuan to rise gradually in comparison with the U.S. dollar.
China’s currency decision could make American exports such as Boeing airliners less expensive to Chinese customers.
China is developing its own stable of aircraft aimed at its huge home market. Both Boeing and rival Airbus say that market is large enough that both companies will sell hundreds of aircraft there even if the Chinese develop their own aircraft-building capacity. Boeing employs about 72,000 workers around Puget Sound.