Boeing Co. (BA) shares were rising premarket after the aircraft manufacturer said that it expects deliveries to India to total 2,100 new aircraft over the next 20 years at a value of $290 billion. 

The company said that it was its highest forecast ever for the country which boasts Asia's third largest economy. 

Boeing said that it expects passenger growth of about 8% in South Asia over the next 20 years, nearly double the 4.7% growth expectations for the rest of the world.

Boeing shares were up 0.82% to $243.25 in premarket trading Monday. 

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