The Chinese government is treating its role in potential takeovers (I, II) of Canadian companies...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Chinese government is treating its role in potential takeovers (I, II) of Canadian companies Nexen (NXY) and Viterra (VTRAF.PK) separately, and is not linking them to exert pressure to approve a deal between China's Cnooc (CEO) and Nexen, Canada's agriculture minister says: "One is an investment into their country... The other is an investment into Canada."