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									                         Glencore International AG - Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDGE7353SA                                                                                        Publication Date: JUL 2010

       Baarermattstrasse 3                           Phone          +41 41 7092000                         Revenue           106,364 (million USD)
       Baar                                          Fax            +41 41 7093000                         Net Profit        NA
       CH-6340                                       Website                       Employees         52,000
       Switzerland                                   Exchange                                              Industry          Energy and Utilities

      Company Overview
       Glencore International AG (Glencore) is a privately held company, engaged in the trading of a wide range of commodities and
       raw materials. The company also produces metals and minerals, crude oil and oil products, coal and agricultural products. The
       company supplies its products and services to various industries including power generation, steel production and food
       processing. Glencore's industrial operations are supported by 15 plants in 13 countries. Through various subsidiaries, Glencore
       operates across natural resources producing and consuming markets in America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The
       company is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.

      Key Executives                                              SWOT Analysis
                Name                         Title                Glencore International AG, SWOT Analysis
      Willy Strothotte            Chairman                        Strengths                        Weaknesses

      E. Grenacher                Manager, Public
                                                                   Sound Business Strategies                 Litigations and Legal Issues
                                                                   Strengthen Operations
      Ivan Glasenberg             Chief Executive Officer                                                    Declined Profitability
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
                                                                   Investments in Production Assets

      Key Competitors                                             Opportunities                              Threats

      BHP Billiton                                                 Growing Opportunities in Chinese          Downturn in the Refining Sector
      Rio Tinto Plc                                                Market
      Commodities Trading Company LLC                                                                        Fluctuations in Commodity Prices
                                                                   Strategic Investments Enhance
      Vitol Group                                                  Core Business
      Koch Industries, Inc.
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
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