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About Lakshmi Mittal

Lakshmi Mittal is the Chairman and CEO of the steel giant ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaking company. He is also a board member of Goldman Sachs. Lakshmi Mittal was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2008.

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  • You were moving ahead slowly and nicely with the integration of Arcelor with Mittal even after a slump gripped the steel market. What was the flash point that led you to shift gears and go as far as to cut productions?
  • Has any of your acquisition bids worldwide been as complicated and fiercely-fought like Essar Steel?
  • How do you see the progress of the Essar Steel case so far? What major changes are needed to make the IBC more effective and less litigating?
  • After waiting for over 10 years to set up a greenfield steel plant in India, do you think the bid for Essar Steel will be ArcelorMittal’s last chance to get its foothold in the country?
  • How do you see competition from home-grown companies such as JSW Steel and Vedanta for Essar Steel? Why do you think only foreign investments can take the country’s capacity to 300 million tonne by 2025?

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