Examining viability of operations near Prince Rupert, B.C., with pair of Japanese partners
Chinese-state owned companies play by different rules, economist says
Comments come on heels of new rules placing strict limits on acceptability of foreign influence
Said it would be “patently unwise” to turn down investment from countries like China
Dean of economics at the China Petroleum University says it is unclear how the Harper government is weighing the deal.
Third quarter of 2012 saw 599 announced Canadian M&A transactions worth $58.6-billion
Initial 45-day review period was set to end Oct. 12; extended by 30 days
Opinion poll show 69 per cent Canadians oppose takeover.
CNOOC has offered $27.50 per share in cash for Nexen
Prime Minister Harper made comments as he prepares to meet Chinese President Hu Jintao at the 21-nation APEC leaders’ summit.