WASHINGTON—How much pain would Boeing feel if China decides to target U.S.-made aircraft in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s tariffs on aluminum and steel? A lot. During the last five years, one of every four commercial jets made by Boeing went to a buyer in China, supporting tens of thousands of U.S. jobs. At Spirit AeroSystems’ aerostructures plant in Wichita, Kansas, one of every three 737 fuselages made for Boeing ultimately winds up in China. “It is by ...

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