Glencore gets China approval for Viterra takeover


Glencore International Plc received regulatory approval from China's Ministry of Commerce for its C$6.1-billion acquisition of Canadian grain handler Viterra Inc .

Viterra, which has operations in several counties including China, said it now expects the long-delayed deal to be effective on December 17.

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(Reporting by Bhaswati Mukhopadhyay in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das)