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Europe to probe Ineos-Solvay PVC venture

7:12 AM MST | November 8, 2013 | —Ian Young

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into plans by Solvay and Ineos to merge their chlorovinyls activities in Europe into a 50-50 joint venture. The commission says its preliminary investigation indicated competition concerns in the market for suspension polyvinyl chloride (S-PVC) and sodium hypochlorite. The commission, following the decision, has until 21 March 2014 to decide whether the proposed transaction would reduce effective competition in the European Economic Area (EEA). “The proposed merger would remove a key competitor in...

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