14-07-2014 08:53 AM | China

China’s investors could revitalise our agriculture

The ongoing debate about the appropriate level of foreign investment in the Australian agricultural sector takes a particularly concerned tone when China is mentioned.

After all, China, as the rising global superpower, has more than $3 trillion in foreign capital reserves and a growing middle class demanding high-quality, safe and secure food supplies.

So surely it is only a matter of time before a wall of Chinese money arrives to pick off our most attractive agricultural assets? The unreasonably high foreign investment thresholds for agricultural assets will also allow it to do so without approval.
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