BHP, Rio Tinto May Face Secondary Japan Review, Nikkei Says

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto Group’s proposed venture involving their Australian iron ore operations may be subject to a secondary antitrust review by the Japan Fair Trade Commission, Nikkei English News reported, without citing a source for the information.

An initial 30-day review is scheduled to end on July 16, while the a decision from the secondary review would come within 90 days, according to the report.

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