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UK govt's vaunted China export deals don't add up

Examination of accounts shows actual export value from those deals is far less than stated

A worker at the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) facility in Solihull with a build card showing the vehicle is destined for China. JLR's sales to China have shot up since 2009, but the company faces challenges such as tariffs and other regulations that erode exports and earnings.

Solihull, England

EACH aluminium Land Rover body that rolls along the production line at Solihull carries a lengthy sheet of paper giving the vehicle's specifications. At the top of the "build card" is the name of the country for which the vehicle is destined.

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