Glencore International plc - Regulatory update

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BAAR, Switzerland, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Glencore International plc (Glencore) 
notes the announcement by Viterra Inc. (Viterra). The sole remaining 
regulatory approval condition required to close Glencore's acquisition of 
Viterra is the approval of the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic 
of China (MOFCOM) under the Chinese Anti-Monopoly law. 
As Viterra's announcement states, Glencore and Viterra continue to engage with 
MOFCOM to ensure approval as soon as possible. The ongoing review process 
continues to advance. However, MOFCOM's approval is no longer expected to be 
obtained in time to facilitate a closing of the acquisition by November 15, 
2012. 
In order to accommodate MOFCOM's review process (the waiting period under the 
Anti-Monopoly law expires on December 9, 2012) and to allow sufficient time to 
facilitate closing, Glencore and Viterra have further extended the outside 
date for completion of the acquisition to the latest to occur of (i) December 
10, 2012, and (ii) the third business day after MOFCOM's approval is obtained 
if that approval is obtained on or prior to December 10, 2012. 
Glencore will update the market in due course in relation to MOFCOM's approval 
and when it expects the closing of the acquisition to occur. 
About Glencore International plc 
Glencore is one of the world's leading integrated producers and marketers of 
commodities, headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, and listed on the London and 
Hong Kong Stock Exchanges. Glencore has worldwide activities in the 
production, sourcing, processing, refining, transporting, storage, financing 
and supply of Metals and Minerals, Energy Products and Agricultural Products. 
For enquiries about Glencore, please contact: 
Paul Smith (Investors) t: +41 (0)41 709 2487 m: +41 (0)79 947 1348 
e:paul.smith@glencore.com  Charles Watenphul (Media) t: +41 (0)41 709 2462 
m:+41 (0)79 904 3320 e:charles.watenphul@glencore.com  RLM Finsbury (Media) 
Guy Lamming Dorothy Burwell T: +44 (0)20 7251 3801  Elisa Morniroli 
(Investors) t: +41 (0)41 709 2818 m: +41 (0)79 833 0508 
e:elisa.morniroli@glencore.com   
SOURCE: Glencore International plc 
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