New Hope Group Plans to Invest ~US$763 million in Australia by 2020

China’s largest private agribusiness, New Hope Group and its chairman Liu Yonghao, are planning to invest 1 billion Australian dollars ($763 million) by 2020 to help grow businesses down under, according to New Hope Group’s Australian chief executive officer Nick Dowling. “I don’t think there’s necessarily any limit to what the chairman wants to invest

Fresh Fruit Companies on China’s Hainan Island Take Advantage of Crowdfunding Financing

Crowdfunding has helped boost the business of agricultural companies in the southern island province of Hainan, thanks to a financing firm’s cooperation with local authorities. CreditEase Corp, a leading Chinese peer-to-peer or P2P lending and wealth management company, has worked closely with the Hainan Equity Exchange Center, to provide crowdfunding services to local agricultural companies

Singapore’s Fruit Distributor, SunMoon, Receives Financial Investment from Shanghai’s Yiguo E-Commerce

Singapore mainboard-listed global distributor and marketer of fresh fruits and vegetables SunMoon food Company Ltd. gave China’s Shanghai Yiguo E-Commerce Co. Ltd. the go signal to inject $24 million fund in the group. According to the group, the investment by Yiguo will help further cement it as a global distributor and marketer of branded high

Inner Mongolia Yili Group Suspends Trading it Shares After a Large Purchase by a Beijing-based Insurance Company

Sunshine Insurance Group, one of the country’s leading insurers, had denied speculation it is planning a takeover of Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial, China’s largest dairy firm, after increasing its stake in the business…Full Article: South China Morning Post Sept 2016 Key Point As a result of the purchase, Inner Mongolia’s largest shareholders include Hohhot Investment

Jilin Grain Group to Receives US$1.5 Billion from Hubei-based Investment Company to Expand its Business

State-owned Jilin Grain Group Co Ltd, the largest grain trader in northeastern China by sales revenue, will use 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) of new investment to add new types of businesses this year, including agricultural insurance, machinery manufacturing and pesticides…Full Article: China Daily Aug 2016 Key Point Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Wuhan,

China’s Startup Exchange, The New Third Board, to Divide in Two Amid Rapid Growth

The National Equities Exchange and Quotations, China’s national over-the-counter share trading market, will soon adopt a new policy that will divide listed companies into two segments-as the securities regulator intends to streamline the regulation of the nascent and rapidly growing market. The regulator is likely to announce the policy by the end of this month,