Australia
10 Oct 2016 AFR
Chinese to buy the Earl of Stradbroke's Australian farmland
Chinese-backed company Harmony Beef and Cattle is buying the Earl of Stradbroke's grand rural property Mt Fyans in the Western District of Victoria for about $34 million.
10 Oct 2016 Bloomberg
Billionaire Rinehart strikes deal to buy iconic Aussie Ranch
Billionaire Gina Rinehart and a minority Chinese partner agreed to buy Australia’s most iconic cattle company in a deal valued at about A$365 million ($277 million).
10 Oct 2016 Radio Australie
Australie : un groupe chinois s'allie à la milliardaire Gina Rinehart pour racheter l'empire Kidman
Pour la troisième fois, un groupe chinois tente de se porter acquéreur des stations d'élevage de la famille Kidman.
10 Oct 2016 RFI
Les Chinois tentent à nouveau d'acheter des terres en Australie
Le groupe chinois Shanghai Cred s'associe au puissant groupe minier australien Hancock pour parvenir à ses fins : acheter le premier propriétaire foncier d'Australie, Kidman and Co.
28 Sep 2016 Beef Central
Foreign land register: Do the figures stand up to scrutiny?
Since the day it was released, the accuracy of the Australian government’s Foreign Owned Agricultural Land Register has come into question, with rural industry stakeholders disputing the amount of land actually held by Chinese interests
21 Sep 2016 Farm Weekly
China’s Rifa pays $55m to beef up its NSW estate
In its second swoop on prime northern NSW cattle country this year, Chinese-owned pastoral business, Rifa Salutary, has snapped up another two aggregations for an estimated $55 million.
10 Sep 2016 France Info
Australie : les Britanniques possèdent plus de terres agricoles que les Chinois
Le gouvernement australien vient de rendre public son registre des exploitations agricoles. Surprise : ce ne sont pas des groupes chinois qui possèdent le plus de terres, mais des investisseurs britanniques et américains.
04 Sep 2016 AFR
Australia's largest wheat grower sells to US Westchester
US giant TIAA's Westchester has purchased a major part of northern NSW cropping farm Milton Downs from Australia's biggest wheat grower Greentree Farming for a figure some estimate to be in the vicinity of $50 million.
30 Aug 2016 West Australian
WA cattle on Chinese menu for Gina RInehart
The Chinese company joining forces with Gina Rinehart to buy the Kidman cattle empire has one hurdle to clear in a separate deal to secure a cluster of stations in the Goldfields.
10 Aug 2016 France Info
En Nouvelle-Zélande une plage privée est rachetée par l'Etat grâce au financement participatif
En Australie, une campagne de financement participatif est en cours pour acheter les ranchs du roi du bétail australien, Sydney Kidman.
09 Aug 2016 ABC
Australia: Jacqui Lambie to push for Foreign Investment Review Board overhaul
Tasmanian senator says she will grill officials when they front Senate Estimates later this year over FIRB's history of approving foreign farm and asset purchases against the national interest.
03 Aug 2016 West Australian
Chinese snap up historic Kimberley station
Shanghai Zhongfu-owned Kimberley Agricultural Investments is the new owner of Carlton Hill and Ivanhoe, which operate as one station on the doorstep of Kununurra.

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