UK's Brown says Shanghai Auto closer to Rover deal


SHANGHAI, Feb 22 (Reuters) - China's top car maker is expected to submit a business plan for a key joint venture with Britain's MG Rover to the Chinese government within days, UK finance minister Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. Brown also suggested the proposed alliance with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp (SAIC) may be able to benefit from flexible tax arrangements following "helpful" talks between MG Rover and UK Customs. Brown was speaking after meeting Chinese officials to lobby for ...

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