Malaysia's Sime to finalise BMW talks by yr-end


KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Malaysian conglomerate Sime Darby said on Thursday it hoped to finalise franchise talks with German automaker BMW by the end of this year. "We are still in discussions. We have made some progress but there is no final decision yet," Group Chief Executive Nik Mohamad Yaacob told a news conference. "We hope to reach by a decision by the end of the year." Sime has been locked in negotiations with BMW since early this year. Sime's unit Tractors Malaysia ...

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