SHANGHAI Aug 24 Aluminum Corp of China Ltd
(Chalco) (2600.HK) the world's biggest aluminium company by
market value, sidestepped market speculation that the company may
submit a rival bid for Potash Corp (POT.TO)(POT.N).
Potash said on Monday it had held talks with other possible
suitors as it ratcheted up pressure on BHP Billiton (BHP.AX)
(BLT.L) to raise its $39 billion offer for the world's largest
"Chalco's investment should meet our investment criteria. We
are not interested in just everything," Chairman Xiong Weiping
told a news conference.
(Reporting by Rujun Shen, Ruby Lian and Soo Ai Peng; Editing by