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Britains Cameron defends GSKs business practices in China

Britains Cameron defends GSKs business practices in China

SHANGHAI — British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday mounted a robust defense of GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK.L) business practices in China — where it is being investigated for alleged bribery — calling the firm «very decent».

Cameron’s intervention came a day after he raised GSK’s situation with China’s top leadership in a move one person familiar with the conversation said was designed to draw a line under the company’s woes and ensure it was treated fairly.

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Cameron raises GSKs problems as CEO joins him on China visit

Cameron raises GSKs problems as CEO joins him on China visit

BEIJING/LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron raised GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK.L) problems in China — where it is being investigated for alleged bribery — with political leaders on Monday as the drugmaker emphasized its commitment to doing business there.

Cameron, who is visiting China with executives including GSK chief executive Andrew Witty, discussed the company’s dilemma with China’s leaders and stressed the need for a stable, predictable business environment, a person familiar with the matter said.

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