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HONG KONG--Hong Kong stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, with disappointing Chinese trade data dashing hopes for a rebound in the city's beleaguered stock market.
LONDON - Chiquita Brands International said Monday that it had agreed to acquire Fyffes, an Irish fruit and produce distributor, in an all-stock transaction that values Fyffes at about $526 million.
SHANGHAI, March 10 (Reuters) - Vehicle sales in China jumped 18 percent in February from a year earlier, China's automobile makers' association said on Monday, marking a strong rebound from January's 6 percent pace.
No employees or fixed assets will change hands in the deal, which is expected to close in mid-2014, Berkshire, U.K.-based Reckitt said.