China buys Airbus jets worth $17B during Merkel visit

October 29, 2015 8:51 AM

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BEIJING — China has committed to buying 130 Airbus jets worth $17 billion during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also attended the signing Thursday of agreements between Nokia Corp. and phone carrier China Mobile Ltd. and between Volkswagen AG and a Chinese bank, ICBC Ltd.

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