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Limits on foreign ownership of U.S. farmland gain support in Congress, despite skepticism

The Garden City Telegram 05 Dec 2023
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This land is our land: States crack down on foreign-owned farm fields

The Mercury 05 Dec 2023
Mississippi lawmakers want the state to join the growing list of those regulating foreign ownership of agricultural land next year ... Foreign ownership represents only about 3.1% of all privately held U.S ... Federal law currently does not regulate foreign ownership land beyond requiring foreign buyers to register with the USDA.

Republican governors want China to stop amassing U.S. land

Cleburne Times-Review 05 Dec 2023
Justice, Youngkin, Sanders and the 14 other Republican governors argue in the letter that Republican-led states have already taken extensive efforts to protect against such imminent security threats by enacting foreign ownership laws ... The state of West Virginia also has existing foreign ownership restrictions in effect, according to the letter.

Việt Nam embraces global minimum tax for sustainable fiscal boost and FDI impact

Vietnam News 05 Dec 2023
Qualifying Domestic Minimum Top-Up Tax (QDMTT) for units with activities in Việt Nam and Minimum Taxable Income (IIR) for parent companies in Việt Nam with ownership of low-tax foreign entities ... Similarly, countries receiving foreign investment, like global minimum tax, are exploring policies to address the global minimum tax.

Iowa AG Brenna Bird leads letter warning news organizations over alleged Hamas ties of photographers

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 05 Dec 2023
(Screen capture from Iowa PBS) ... 7 attack ... The letter says the news organizations are “on notice.” ... Sarah Huckabee Sanders, have moved to limit foreign ownership of land. Iowa law already prohibits foreign entities from owning agricultural land unless it is less than 320 acres and used for non-farming purposes ... land by foreign governments and entities ... .

Foreign ownership of UK-listed firms hits record high of 57.7%

The Times/The Sunday Times 04 Dec 2023
The ownership of UK-listed shares by British pension funds and insurers has slumped to its lowest level since records began, according to official figures ... The decline might be down to expectations of higher returns from foreign ...


Scottsbluff StarHerald 04 Dec 2023
Zakrzewski is one of the farmers who signed easement contracts for the Grande Prairie Wind Farm, a massive 50,000-acre project tied to foreign ownership of Nebraska farmland — though not in the way you might expect ... In total, less than 2% of Nebraska's land in acres has any reported foreign interest, in full ownership or leases.

GOP governors: Biden administration, Congress should curtail foreign land buys

Tyler Morning Telegraph 04 Dec 2023
(The Center Square) - Seventeen Republican governors said the Biden administration and Congress should intervene in the purchase of land by foreign entities ... Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia passed foreign ownership laws in 2023, according to the letter.

India’s tryst with global bond indices

Financial Express 04 Dec 2023
While India allows foreign ownership of domestic bonds in a regulated manner, this act of global listing would clearly add a new dimension to India’s appeal as a destination for foreign investment ... The share of FPI ownership in g-secs could potentially jump to 4.5 per cent by end ...

Jordanian companies find foothold at Qatar Financial Centre

Petra 04 Dec 2023
Doha, Dec ... These include full foreign ownership rights, a unified online platform streamlining licensing, commercial registration, visa issuance, and passport procedures, along with a competitive 10% tax rate on profits sourced domestically, underpinned by robust double taxation avoidance agreements ... //Petra// RZ. 04/12/2023 10.43.44. .

PH attractiveness on RE investments climbs notches higher

Manila Bulletin 04 Dec 2023
has strongly pushed.” ... Paramount developments in the RE investment landscape of the Philippines, as emphasized by BloombergNEF, had been the issuance of its offshore wind roadmap as well as the lifting of foreign ownership restriction – primarily for solar and wind farm projects ... .

Rewiring ‘power play’… and rewriting PH energy policies with ‘green ink’

Manila Bulletin 04 Dec 2023
More than a decade ago, there was already persistent plea – particularly by foreign companies in the renewable energy (RE) sector for ownership restrictions to be eased, but that had not been heeded for a long time ... foreign investors – primarily for solar and wind farm projects.

Murphy’s Law 2023 #35 – Flood Insurance and Foreign Ownership (North Dakota Soybean Growers Association)

Public Technologies 03 Dec 2023
The other issue addressed at this meeting was ownership of agricultural land by foreign adversaries ... Testimony mentioned that foreign adversary ownership of land in the USA is very slight, with perhaps the greater threat to the advancement of the agricultural industry being research.