16 Sep 2015 ABC
A quarter of Northern Territory pastoral lease land held by foreign interests
An ABC Rural investigation reveals the extent of the creep of foreign ownership in the Top End, particularly over the past three years.
16 Sep 2015 West Australian
Western Australia makes Ord risk demand
Government considers the development of two plots of land on the Ord River irrigation scheme so risky that it demanded a $150 million a year guarantee from the Chinese company behind the farming project.
07 Sep 2015 The Australian
Dreams blocked as council cries over milk spilling to China
Bass Coast Shire Council last month unanimously rejected Ningbo Dairy Group’s plan to house 1000 milking cows in barns and build a $6 million bottling plant on its main Glenview farm
07 Sep 2015 Stuff
New Zealand: Pengxin land buy saga takes another step
Pengxin's attempt to transfer New Zealand assets to Chinese agricultural company Hunan Dakang in the middle of seeking approval to buy 14,000 ha sheep and beef farm seen as "bizarre".
03 Sep 2015 Wall Street Journal
China plows big money into Australian agriculture
Chinese investors increasingly explore a new natural-resource boom in Australia: agriculture, pouring in 632 million Australian dollars ($450 million), almost twice as much as the year before.
01 Sep 2015 Australian Financial Review
Why China's Ma Xingfa bought 705,700 hectares of northern Australia
Chinese billionaire is looking to expand overseas and potentially take part in the next big boom, which he says just might be Australian agriculture as Chinese people seek out higher-quality food products.
31 Aug 2015 Financial Review
Ag pays off for super-backed fund
The Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation funds, has delivered a $4.7 million full year profit and recorded a small rise in the value of its rural property holdings
29 Aug 2015 China Daily
Pengxin may buy 2 cattle farms in Australia
Chinese conglomerate Shanghai Pengxin Group Co Ltd is set to become the largest farmland owner in Australia if it is successful in the acquisitions of two cattle farms for A$1 billion ($720 million).
21 Aug 2015 Farm Weekly
Super fund's $150m farm buy
First State Super follows US and Canadian super funds with major investment in Australian almond plantations.
14 Aug 2015 Equal Times
In Cambodia, the path to ’clean sugar’ is still paved with delays
The so-called ‘Blood Sugar crisis’ may be over. But representatives from the Clean Sugar campaign their there is no end in sight for their problems.
10 Aug 2015 Financial Review
Australia: Canada cracks almond deal
The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board has bought Macquarie Group's owned and operated almond properties in the Sunraysia district of north-west Victoria for more than $115 million.
06 Aug 2015 Guardian
Beef, big bucks and buy-ups: are Chinese investors changing the face of Australia?
Chinese company's takeover of Australian farmland and firms draws mixed reaction from Australia ministers.


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