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Embraer Deliveries, Order Backlog Fall in Fourth Quarter

January 12, 2012

(Updates with shares in last paragraph.)

Jan. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Embraer SA, the world’s fourth- largest plane builder, said aircraft deliveries fell 11 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, while its order backlog decreased.

The Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil-based company delivered 82 aircraft in the quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with 92 a year earlier, according to an e-mailed statement today. Embraer delivered 32 commercial jets and 50 executive planes in the period, the company said.

Embraer Order backlog was at $15.4 billion at the end of last year, down from $15.6 billion at the end of 2010.

The company delivered 105 commercial jets and 99 executive aircraft for all of 2011, according to the statement.

Embraer rose 14 centavos, or 1.2 percent, to 11.89 reais in Sao Paulo at 11:02 a.m.

--Editor: Helder Marinho

To contact the reporter on this story: Karen Eeuwens in London at keeuwens@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Helder Marinho at hmarinho@bloomberg.net


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