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BELGRADE, Sept 15 (Reuters) - A tender for a 25 percent stake in Serbia's loss-making, state-owned pharmaceutical company Galenika has attracted only one valid bid, the Economy Ministry said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT/LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - At least three leading chemical companies are set to vie for BP's stake in Chinese petrochemicals joint venture SECCO which could fetch more than $2 billion, sources close to the process said.
PARIS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - French carmaker PSA said on Thursday a partnership with a U.S. 3D printing startup would lead to cheaper production of whole vehicle structures as well as parts for its models.
BEIJING, Sept 15 (Reuters) - China will support asset management companies converting debt into equity stakes for steel and coal firms, and provide credit support to competitive companies with overcapacity issues, the country's top banking regulator said.
MANILA, Sept 15 (Reuters) - The Philippine government will release the results of a review of the operations of the country's 40 metallic mines on Sept. 22 instead of this week, the mining minister said on Thursday.
OTTAWA, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Canada has not yet managed to settle a long-running dispute with the United States over softwood lumber exports and is ready to resort to litigation if necessary, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday.
OTTAWA, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Canada has not yet managed to settle a long-running dispute with the United States over softwood lumber exports and is ready to resort to litigation if necessary, Canadian Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters on Wednesday.
* Changing political landscape could pose challenge (New throughout, adds comments by three additional lawmakers and Cotton Council)
WASHINGTON D.C./NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) - As the global agricultural sector races to consolidate, Bayer AG's $66 billion all-cash deal to acquire Monsanto Co will test growing political and consumer unease in the United States and abroad over the future of food production.
DETROIT, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co <F.N. Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks said that the company sees "substantial headwinds" in 2017 on North American commodity costs.
NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Another shareholder of Zurich-based conglomerate ABB has called for the company to spin off its Power Grids division, in an effort to streamline the company to improve its stock price.
* Bayer says expects deal to close by end-2017 (Adds detail on regulatory hurdles, executive comments, updates shares)
TORONTO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index made a small gain in Wednesday morning trading as mining stocks rebounded, while a further slide in oil prices weighed on shares of energy companies.
* CEO says there is no price adjustment mechanism in the agreement with monsanto, regulatory risks are under control
* Bayer says expects deal to close by end-2017 (Adds confirmation, analyst, details, updates shares)
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 14 (Reuters) - China's steel and coal sectors provide contrasting stories so far this year, with one failing miserably to curb output and the other cutting so successfully it's led to the unintended consequence of higher prices and imports.
COLOMBO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares closed marginally lower on Wednesday, posting their lowest closing level in nearly six weeks, as a government proposal to raise the value added tax (VAT) hurt market sentiment.