|Author (Corporate)||European Union, Government of People's Republic of China|
|Series Title||Official Journal of the European Union|
|Series Details||L 240, Pages 4-23|
Bilateral Civil Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) between European Union (EU) and the People's Republic of China.
The objectives of this Agreement are to:
In the framework of its Aviation Strategy for Europe, the European Commission was authorised by the Council of the European Union in March 2016 to launch negotiations with the Chinese authorities for an agreement on matters relating to civil aviation safety. The overall objective of a BASA is to support worldwide trade in aircraft and related products, parts and appliances. After four rounds of talks, the Commission and the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) agreed on 29 September 2017 on a draft text for the Agreement and its annex on airworthiness and environmental certification. The text was initialled on 8 December 2017.
On 18 May 2018, the European Commission tabled proposals for Council Decisions on the signing and conclusion of this Agreement. The Council of the European Union adopted the Decision on the signing on 26 June 2018 and on the conclusion on 26 June 2020. The signing of the Agreement was held on 20 May 2019.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Trade|
|Subject Tags||Air Transport|
|Countries / Regions||China|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|