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Thyssenkrupp files complaint over Brussels' veto against Tata JV

Thyssenkrupp files complaint over Brussels' veto against Tata JV
FILE PHOTO: A logo of Thyssenkrupp AG is pictured at the company's headquarters in Essen, Germany, November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen -
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp <TKAG.DE> on Thursday said it is filing a complaint with Europe’s general court to dispute an antitrust decision to block a planned joint venture with Tata Steel <TISC.NS>.

The complaint, seen as a symbolic move, comes after the European Commission on June 11 vetoed the plans, which would have created Europe’s second-biggest steelmaker, fearing it would overly hurt competition.

(Reporting by Christoph Steitz; Editing by Thomas Seythal)

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