Cemex says U.S. Justice Dept. closed anti-trust investigation

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The logo of Mexican cement maker CEMEX is pictured at it's plant in Monterrey, Mexico June 8, 2021. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo

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MONTERREY, Mexico, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Mexico's Cemex, one of the world's largest cement companies, said Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has closed an investigation against the company for a possible violation of anti-trust laws.

Cemex (CEMEXCPO.MX) also reported that it was fined about 68 million euros ($77 million) by Spanish authorities following tax audits of its operations from 2010 to 2014. Cemex said it would appeal the fine.

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Reporting by Laura Gottesdiener, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien

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