Rio Tinto annual profits surge to US$14.3 bln

10th February 2011, Comments 0 comments

Global mining giant Rio Tinto said Thursday that annual profits had nearly trebled to $14.3 billion on the back of soaring commodities prices and strong growth in emerging markets.

"Rio Tinto is reinvigorated, running strongly and benefiting from favourable markets," said chief executive Tom Albanese.

© 2011 AFP

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