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Walmart de Mexico says it has paid $358 mln to tax authorities

MEXICO CITY, May 25 (Reuters) - Mexico’s biggest retailer, Walmart de Mexico, said on Monday that it had paid 8.08 billion pesos ($358 million) to Mexican tax authorities in relation to its sale of a restaurant division and other matters.

The company, commonly known as Walmex, has faced a growing tax liability from the 2014 sale of its Vips restaurant division to Mexican restaurant company Alsea.

$1 = 22.5500 Mexican pesos Reporting by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Julia Love

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