Australia
02 Feb 2017 ABC
New Hope group backs australian agriculture, plans to invest $1b by 2020
Chinese investment in Australian agriculture is usually a magnet for controversy, but one Chinese company has remained immune from criticism, with plans to invest $1 billion by the end of the decade.
30 Jan 2017 The Land
Investors gain from rising Australian farm values and still more in the tank
Now and into 2017 agribusiness is being promoted as the next big thing, with increasing market activity, resulting in land and asset values accelerating at a greater rate towards a peak as local and international demand increases.
16 Jan 2017 Farm Weekly
Investors wake up to ag value
Canadian investors - particularly pension funds - have led the way in changing Australian city money attitudes to agriculture.
10 Dec 2016 Arabian Business
UAE's Al Dahra buys stake in Australian animal feed processor
Al Dahra Agriculture says deal will give it access to a strategic growers and suppliers base, in addition to farming land in Western Australia
21 Nov 2016 The Australian
Super funds start to consider agriculture investments
The notorious reluctance of Australian superannuation funds to invest in agriculture because of perceptions it is too risky, volatile and low-return may be slowly changing, according to key farm and food industry players.
07 Nov 2016 SMH
Chinese ownership of agricultural land soars above 3 million hectares
The amount of agricultural land owned by Chinese interests has soared above 3 million hectares, more than double the 1.46 million declared by the Australian Taxation Office last month, according to a Fairfax Media analysis of reported land sales.
30 Oct 2016 AFR
Australian Agricultural Company, the other landholder taken by foreign investors
Joe Lewis, the owner of football team Tottenham Hotspur, is the ultimate owner of the AA Trust, which has just converted 59 of 160 Convertible Notes into fully paid ordinary shares in AACo.
24 Oct 2016 RFI
Un consortium australien mis sur pied contre un investissement chinois
Quatre familles parmi les plus riches d’Australie s'associent pour s'interposer entre un investisseur chinois et son objectif, le groupe Kidman qui détient 2,5% des terres agricoles d’Australie et 185 000 têtes de bétail.
20 Oct 2016 Radio Australia
Empire Kidman : des éleveurs australiens défient Gina Rinehart
Un groupe d'éleveurs australiens contre la femme la plus riche du pays, alliée à un groupe chinois : c'est l'affiche d'un duel qui s'annonce passionnant, avec en ligne de mire, les terres agricoles de la famille Kidman.
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.

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