Germany says working for quick EADS shareholding agreement
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany would like to see an agreement on a new shareholder structure for Europe's largest aerospace group EADS as soon as possible, a German economy ministry spokesman said on Monday.
"Efforts are being made to reach an agreement as quickly as possible," said the spokesman, responding to a company statement confirming that key shareholders were discussing the ownership structure and corporate governance.
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BEIJING/HONG KONG - China reiterated its opposition on Thursday to a European Union plan to limit airline carbon dioxide emissions and called for talks to resolve the issue a day after its major airlines refused to pay any carbon costs under the new law.