Increased foreign investment in U.S. food industries by MacDonald, James M.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in [Washington, D.C.] .

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  • Food industry and trade -- United States -- Foreign ownership,
  • Investments, Foreign -- United States

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Other titlesIncreased foreign investment in US food industries.
StatementJames M. MacDonald, Scott A. Weimer.
SeriesAgricultural economic report ;, no. 540
ContributionsWeimer, Scott A., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
LC ClassificationsHD9005 .M24 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL2665169M
LC Control Number85602711

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Inforeign investment in China’s food and beverage industries grew 38 percent and 28 percent, respectively, year-on-year, according to China’s Ministry of Commerce.

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