Australia
19 Nov 2015 AFP
Elevage: veto de l'Australie au rachat d'une partie de ses terres agricoles par des étrangers
L'Australie a mis son veto jeudi au nom de l'"intérêt national" au rachat de son plus grand propriétaire foncier, qui est un de ses premiers éleveurs de bovins, par des investisseurs étrangers.
28 Oct 2015 Beef Central
Chinese investment in Australian beef – Is it as big as it sounds?
The level of Chinese investment in the Australian beef supply chain appears certain to increase as China hunts for new food sources to feed its one and half billion citizens. Nine Chinese companies have outlaid almost $430 million on Australian beef cattle holdings and downstream red meat supply chain.
27 Oct 2015 Financial Review
Foreign investors needed to expand agribusiness
PriceWaterhouse Coopers' China desk leader says clients he advises on food and agriculture deals are mostly property developers and building materials companies looking to shift their capital base abroad, given the headwinds in the Chinese construction sector.
23 Oct 2015 ABC
Mackay Sugar gains access to new farmland after investment firm acquires cattle property
Racecourse Projects, owned by Cargill's Black River Asset Management and Mackay Sugar, has purcahsed a 3,244 hectare cattle property in North Queensland.
13 Oct 2015 The Australian
Chinese buy nation’s largest dairy, Van ­Diemen’s Land Company
Herman Shao-ming Hu and Kenny Zhang are finalising the purchase of a majority interest in the 190-year-old Van ­Diemen’s Land Company (VDL) in Tasmania, Australia.
06 Oct 2015 Glencore
Glencore in talks to sell farms in Australia
Debt-burdened Glencore has entered early discussions with a number of sovereign wealth funds and commodities traders as it moves to offload the more than 30,000ha of cropping land across NSW, Victoria and South Australia.
02 Oct 2015 Financial Review
China's Donlinks Grain & Oil Co Ltd bids for S.Kidman & Co
Donlinks, one of China's biggest vegetable oil producers, will partner with British Virgin lslands-registered Genius Link Capital, to make an offer for S. Kidman & Co, Australia's largest landholder.
02 Oct 2015 Stuff
Kiwi owners put Australia's biggest dairy farming operation on the market
The 25 farms of Van Diemen's Land Company in Tasmania are expected to be of interest to multiple trade investors, institutional investors, sovereign funds and also agricultural funds.
29 Sep 2015 International Business Times
Chinese investors heat up Australian farm sector as FTA expected to enhance investor action further
Australia’s rural farming sector is witnessing a spurt in Chinese investments, backed by high expectations of the upcoming free trade agreement with China.
28 Sep 2015 Financial Review
Chinese investors on buying spree
Chinese investors have spent $120 million in the last two months buying rural properties across Australia and the signs are that the buying spree is only the beginning, with more than $1 billion worth of deals in play.
21 Sep 2015 Financial Review
Australia: Rural Funds continues expansion into almonds with Olam leasing deal
The $150 million Rural Funds Group has increased its exposure to almonds after striking a deal to develop 1500 hectares in two new almond orchards in the NSW Riverina backed by a long-term lease to Singapore giant Olam.
21 Sep 2015 Financial Review
Chinese interest in Kidman to test PM
The new Turnbull government is facing its first big test on foreign investment as Chinese bidders circle Australia's largest landholder, S. Kidman & Co., which owns cattle stations in the top-secret Woomera rocket range.

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