South Africa’s ANC Says Anglo Shouldn’t Sell Platinum Mines

Anglo American comments that it is considering selling some platinum mines dents investor confidence, undermines govt plans for economic growth, Jesse Duarte, deputy secretary-general of ruling African National Congress, says in column in Johannesburg’s City Press newspaper. * Potential for “huge” job losses if mines are sold: Duarte * Overemphasis on profitability means national priorities are ignored: Duarte * NOTE: Anglo American Asset Sale to Raise $4 Billion, Sunday Times Says NSN N7XRMH6KLVRE<GO>

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