On July 21 China's army of cash-loaded corporates met
with yet more resistance within the US.
Washington DC-based Food & Water Watch had joined forces
with the National Farmers Union to pen a 16-page letter to nine
US cabinet-level officials. They urged the Committee on Foreign
Investment in the US (Cfius) to block an attempted acquisition
of Swiss agribusiness Syngenta by Chinese state-owned China
National Chemical (ChemChina).
The letter argues that the close proximity of Syngenta's
facilities with US military installations would mean a