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China Oil Takeover
09-20-2012, 09:40 PM #1
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Critics have complained that the Chinese government is looking to secure access to natural resources through an aggressive global investment program by its state-owned enterprises, but is less willing to allow western countries to invest in its country. The Bank of Nova Scotia, for example, has been waiting for months for approval to close its purchase of Bank of Guangzhou, a matter Mr. Harper raised when he visited Beijing last February.

The Prime Minister also acknowledged that a takeover of a Canadian company by Chinese state-owned enterprises is not supported by a majority of Canadians. According to a recent survey by the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada, just 16 per cent of Canadians are in favour of Chinese state firms buying Canadian companies.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on...le4525220/

I'm not in that 16% in favour group, by the way. coffeetime.gif
09-20-2012, 10:35 PM #2
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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I don't recall the government asking for my input or vote. gaah.gif
09-21-2012, 12:33 AM #3
Accidental Stoner Member
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Yup.

Rotschild refuses credit - et voilá -
hundreds of thousands of new
emigrants with that all-conquering
pioneer spirit..?
09-21-2012, 02:57 AM #4
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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Should my next night class be learning how to speak Chinese and learning how to bow properly?
09-21-2012, 06:30 AM #5
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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(09-21-2012, 05:37 AM)Cynicalabsurdance Wrote:  they have English Speaking Slave drivers


Oh yes, just like in the book 'A Town Like Alice'.
09-21-2012, 04:44 PM #6
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(09-20-2012, 10:35 PM)UniqueStranger Wrote:  I don't recall the government asking for my input or vote. gaah.gif


Tis normal, TPTB don't leave much to chance.

Biere.
09-21-2012, 05:09 PM #7
Octo Mother Superior
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All the bases are belong to them.


coffeetime.gif
09-21-2012, 05:30 PM #8
UniqueStranger Art in my heart
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This was predicted. Everybody wants our resources. What's next, our fresh water?

http://www.neb-one.gc.ca/clf-nsi/rpblctn...d-eng.html

In skimming the link above, it looks like Canada is not a big player in the oil market anyway, so whateva.



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