Hainan Island’s Top Rubber Producer Acquires Stakes in Foreign Companies

Hainan State Farms Investment Holding Group Co Ltd, owner of China’s largest natural rubber plantation base, is accelerating its pace of globalization through international acquisitions, according to Li Dongming, a senior official with the company. “We will focus our efforts in seeking partners in especially the Southeast Asian countries,” he said while was responding to

Sea-Rail Route Linking Chongqing and Singapore Begins Operations

A new sea-rail transportation route linking southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality and Singapore was launched Wednesday [10 May 2017]. A freight train carrying 21 containers left Chongqing at around 11 a.m. and will arrive at Qinzhou Port in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in two days. From there, the containers will continue to Singapore and

Sinochem Group in Early Discussions to Acquire Singapore-Listed Noble Group

Sinochem Group is in early talks to become a strategic investor in Noble Group Ltd, providing the embattled Asia-based commodities trading house with an equity injection, according to sources familiar with the talks. Noble is discussing a possible strategic investment, according to a statement on Tuesday [14 February 2017] that didn’t refer to Sinochem…Full Article:

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

Equity Firms from Singapore, Beijing, and New York Advance to Second Round of Investment in Yum’s Chinese Division

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and a consortium that includes China Investment Corp (CIC) and KKR & Co have advanced to a second round of bidding for a minority stake in Yum Brands’ China unit, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Another private equity-backed consortium has also moved to the second round, they said, although its

China’s State-owned Behemoth, Sinochem, Mulling Acquisition of Singaporean Rubber Producer

China’s state-owned chemical firm Sinochem International said Thursday [14 January 2016] it is discussing the acquisition of a stake in Halcyon Agri Corp, a Singaporean natural rubber giant. Sinochem International is talking with Halcyon Agri founder and CEO Robert Meyer and other related shareholders, the company said in a statement filed to the Shanghai Stock

Western’s Guangdong’s Zhanjiang Port to Strengthen it Ties to Australia’s Dampier Port and Singapore’s Port

The Zhanjiang Customs District plans to enhance cooperation with its counterparts at Dampier port in [Western] Australia and Singapore in a pilot program to build alliances with overseas ports. Dampier is a main port for Australia’s iron ore exports and a key source of iron ore shipped to Zhanjiang, said Wang Kan, deputy chief of