Chinese airlines at Beijing. By Rob Finlayson In a significant ramp up in the rhetoric over Europe’s controversial Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) for aviation, the China Air Transport Assn. (CATA) said it will not pay ETS fees. Speaking with the AFP from Beijing Thursday, CATA deputy secretary-general Chai Haibo said: "China, of course, will not cooperate with the European Union on the ETS. CATA, on behalf of Chinese airlines, is strongly against the EU's ...

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