MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Global miner Rio Tinto
It plans to sell assets in Australia and New Zealand and plants in France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom.
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"The strength of our balance sheet means that we can choose the most opportune method and timing to divest these assets, which may not occur until the economic climate improves," Rio Tinto Chief Executive Tom Albanese said in a statement.
(Reporting by Sonali Paul; editing by Michael Smith)