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Japan Clears ADM Acquisition of GrainCorp

Date Posted: July 23, 2013

Decatur, IL—The Japan Fair Trade Commission today notified Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) of its approval of ADM’s proposed acquisition of GrainCorp Limited.

This brings the number of government agencies that have cleared the acquisition to five.

South Africa’s Competition Commission and Canada’s Competition Bureau cleared the acquisition earlier this month, and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission did so in June.

The United States Federal Trade Commission also approved the acquisition last November.

ADM continues to work with regulators in Australia, China, the European Union, and South Korea.

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