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MEXICO CITY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Tuesday reported a more than threefold increase in third-quarter profit.
Alfa, which controls petrochemical, car parts, and refrigerated food businesses, posted a net profit of 2.675 billion pesos ($158 million) compared to 721 million pesos in the year-earlier period.
$1 = 16.933 pesos at end of September. Reporting by Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein