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Chinese court jails former Chinalco president for 16 years for graft
December 27, 2016 / 9:40 AM / a year ago

Chinese court jails former Chinalco president for 16 years for graft

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court has jailed Sun Zhaoxue, the former president of state-owned metals producer Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco), for 16 years for graft, the court said on Tuesday.

Sun Zhaoxue, then-president of China National Gold Group Corp, attends a meeting in Xiamen, Fujian province March 18, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Sun resigned in 2014 after the government started investigating him for suspected corruption. He had also stepped down as chairman of Chinalco’s listed unit Chalco.

Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk

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