Trading in shares of Commodities trader Glencore International Plc was suspended on Monday afternoon, according to a filing to the Hong Kong exchange.

Glencore said in a statement that its shares were suspended pending the release of preliminary results for 2011 and price-sensitive information. No further details were immediately available.

The stock was down 2.26 percent prior to the suspension.

For a copy of the statement, please click http://www.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/2012/0305/LTN201

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(Reporting by Twinnie Siu; Editing by Chris Lewis)