... �. * China swings to trade deficit in February, exports tumble. * China copper imports fall 30 pct in Feb vs Jan. * Bonded Shanghai copper premiums drop $20/T from late Feb (Recasts, updates prices, adds details, changes dateline).
LONDON - Chiquita has combined with Dublin-based Fyffes to become the world's top banana company. The stock-for-stock transaction announced Monday creates a global banana and fresh produce company with $4.6 billion in annual revenues.
... slideshows. * China Feb exports tumble unexpectedly, heighten slowdown fears. * Libyan rebels warn of 'war' if navy attacks oil tanker.
The British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser is buying K-Y personal lubricants from U.S. health care giant Johnson & Johnson.
In the war for the Chinese Internet, messaging giant Tencent is taking the battle to rival Alibaba's territory as never before.