Issue Date: Feb 15, 2012
The European Union’s move to levy tax on carbon emissions from airlines entering the EU from January 1 has been roundly criticised by its Asian trading partners, China and India, along with other members of the BASIC negotiating group, comprising Brazil and South Africa. The tax is viewed as providing unfair advantage to some, and more importantly, interfering with the supreme autonomy that states enjoy over their airspace.
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