On October 9, MOFCOM issued unconditionally cleared mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2015, which includes 79 cases in total. Among deals cleared are some high-profile transactions, including General Electric's acquisition of Alstom's power businesses, which was cleared on 6 July; Hitachi's purchase of the rail business of Italian aerospace and defence company Finmeccanica, which was cleared on 19 August; and Mitsubishi Chemical and Asahi Kasei's proposed joint venture in Japan, which was given the green light on 30 September etc.

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