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A China Eastern Airlines Airbus at London Heathrow Airport, 16 July 2011China Eastern profit falls 25%

China Eastern Airlines suffers a 25% fall in full year net profit due to weak demand in results that reflect competitive pressures in China's aviation industry.

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China cannot be a "free rider" when it comes to global trade, the EU's trade commissioner, Karel De Gucht, warns.

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