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French airport stake sale to Chinese firms sparks unease

Toulouse-Blagnac Airport is used by European aerospace giant Airbus to test and assemble planes.


THE planned sale to a Chinese consortium of a 49.99 per cent government stake in a major French airport where Airbus tests and assembles planes has sparked a wave of unease.

Paris announced last Thursday that it had decided to sell the 308 million euro (S$499.1 million) stake