New Zealand Shareholders on Silver Fern and Shanghai Maling Aquarius Deal Vote To Sell

Shareholders in New Zealand’s biggest meat cooperative on Friday [12 August 2016] reaffirmed their support to sell a controlling stake to China’s biggest meat processor. Shareholders of Silver Fern Farms held a second vote on the 50-percent sell-down, including a casting vote, to Shanghai Maling Aquarius Co. Ltd. (Shanghai Maling) with 80.4 percent voting in

New Zealand’s Overseas Investment Office Delays Chinese 50% Purchase of Silver Fern Farms by Three Months

New Zealand’s biggest meat cooperative and China’s biggest meat processor have agreed to postpone their tie-up deal by three months as New Zealand regulators continue to assess it. Silver Fern Farms said the new deadline for gaining regulatory approval for the 50-percent sell down to Shanghai Maling Aquarius Co. Ltd. (Shanghai Maling) was now Sept.

EU Agricultural Exports to China Increased in 2015 Thanks in Part to Pork

The European Union (EU) agri-food exports to China, EU’s second most important destination of agri-exports after the United States, in all major product groups increased in 2015, a latest EU report said on Monday [18 April 2016]. According to the report, agri-food exports to China increased by 2.9 billion euros (3.28 billion U.S. dollars) in