• MOFCOM Conditionally Approves Marubeni/Gavilon: Competition Law and Industrial Policy in the Agricultural Sector
  • May 8, 2013 | Authors: Hannah C. L. Ha; John M. Hickin; Philip F. Monaghan
  • Law Firm: Mayer Brown JSM - Hong Kong Office
  • On 22 April 2013, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published its conditional approval of Marubeni’s acquisition of Gavilon Holdings - hot on the heels of the regulator’s conditional clearance of the Glencore/Xstrata merger which also concerned strategically-sensitive global markets where China is heavily dependent on imports.