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SANTIAGO, Jan 22- Germany's Hapag-Lloyd and Chilean shipper Vapores have agreed to a business tie-up that would create the world's fourth largest container-shipping company, the companies said on Wednesday. It said it will sign a pact with Hapag-Lloyd key shareholders: the city of Hamburg and businessman Klaus-Michael Kuehne.
*Chile seeks balance between growth, environmental protection. SANTIAGO, Jan 17- Chile's leading environmental lawyers, who have helped stall around $30 billion in mining and energy projects, say the battle is only just beginning- and copper investments are poised to come under increasing fire this year.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 16- South Africa's Bidvest Group will close its offer for a stake in drugmaker Adcock Ingram early next month, it said on Thursday, in what may be an attempt to speed up a takeover battle that has been waylaid by delays.
The northern ports of Antofagasta and Iquique, as well as the centrally-located port of San Antonio remain on strike, according to the Labor Ministry. Most of Chile's copper, which accounts for roughly a third of the world's supply, leaves from its northern and central ports on the Pacific Ocean, often destined for consumption in top customer China.
SANTIAGO, Jan 10- Shareholders of Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals on Friday approved a sweetened takeover bid for drugmaker Adcock Ingram in an attempt to woo the South African company's top shareholder.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 9- South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram expects to further delay until mid-February a shareholder vote on a $1.2 billion takeover offer from Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals because it is still waiting for regulatory approval.
*Codelco, Antofagasta copper exports affected. Much of Chile's copper, which accounts for roughly a third of the world's supply, leaves from its ports on the Pacific Ocean, often destined for consumption in top client China.
TORONTO/ BUCHAREST, Jan 7- Facebook and other social networks are making it easier for anti-mining activists to derail projects, helping them get their message out and organize more quickly against an industry that is already struggling with high costs and volatile prices.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 17- Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals has accused South Africa's state pension fund of protectionism for opposing its $1.2 billion bid for drugmaker Adcock Ingram, a sensitive charge in a country keen to attract capital but wary of foreign takeovers.
SANTIAGO, Dec 16- Michelle Bachelet was elected as Chile's president again on Sunday in a landslide victory that should hand the center-leftist the mandate she sought to push ahead with wide-reaching reforms.
SANTIAGO, Dec 15- Michelle Bachelet was elected as Chile's president again on Sunday in a landslide victory that hands the center-leftist the mandate she sought to push ahead with wide-reaching reforms.
SANTIAGO, Dec 15- Michelle Bachelet was elected as Chile's president again on Sunday in a landslide victory that should hand the center-leftist the mandate she sought to push ahead with wide-reaching reforms.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 15- South Africa's state pension fund on Sunday rejected a sweetened offer for drugmaker Adcock Ingram, likely derailing a $1.2 billion bid by Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals to enter fast-growing Africa.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 13- Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals has raised its takeover offer for South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram by 1.6 percent to 12.8 billion rand in cash and stock, in an attempt to win over Adcock's top shareholder.
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 13- Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals slightly sweetened its takeover offer for South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram to 12.8 billion rand in cash and stock on Friday, an attempt to win backing from the top shareholder.
SANTIAGO, Dec 11- Chilean presidential frontrunner Michelle Bachelet's proposed tax reform is good news for the Andean nation and would bring the tax rate closer to that of developed nations, the head of the United Nations' regional economic body said on Wednesday.
SANTIAGO, Dec 11- Growth in the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to gather pace next year, as a more favorable global outlook boosts demand for its exports, the United Nations economic body for Latin America said.
*EuroSTOXX 50 has strong support around 3,000- Commerzbank. *U.S. investors bet on Europe outperformance-RBC CM. Mexican precious metals miner Fresnillo and Africa- focused miner Randgold were also among the top fallers in Europe, off 3.7 and 3.9 percent respectively.
*EuroSTOXX 50 technical support at 3,060, then 3,000- Commerzbank. LONDON, Dec 3- European stocks edged down to one-week lows on Tuesday, led by miners, after strong U.S. data heightened concern the Federal Reserve will scale back stimulus sooner rather than later.
*Bidvest, CIH offer to raise Adcock stake to up to 34.5 pct. JOHANNESBURG, Dec 2- A Chilean group's $1.2 billion bid for South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram was challenged on two fronts on Monday, as a group led by Bidvest sought nearly a third of Adcock's shares and launched a court action against the bid.