Daily business briefing: Boeing, Etihad to develop biofuels for aviation

January 20, 2014 

Aircraft maker Boeing Co. is partnering with Etihad Airways to work together on a program to develop an aviation biofuel industry in the United Arab Emirates. This will involve research and development of fuels derived from plants that can power aircraft. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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As the 2014 Winter Games prepare to begin in Sochi, many residents of this Russian community continue to live in impoverished conditions. A new highway that has been built for the Olympics has cut them off from the city as they live with no running water or sewage system. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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China's economy grew by 7.7 percent last year, tying 2012 for the weakest annual performance since 1999. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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The price of oil fell below $94 a barrel Monday after a report showed China's economic growth declined in the last quarter of 2013. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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