Saturday, 24 October 2015 09:23

Credibility issues

Written by  The Hound

Your canine crusader suggests that while opponents of the proposed SFF/Shanghai Maling deal may have some genuine points to make, they are hampered by a number of major credibility issues.

For starters, MIE enlisted a former grain and seed merchant as its supposed 'agribusiness expert'. Now call your old mate a mutt, but what does a guy who use to sell feed know about the ins and outs of the international meat industry? Meantime, the farmer proponents of the mysterious last minute deal put up to scuttle the SFF/Shanghai merger must be kidding themselves when they expected people to buy into their proposal when they refused to name either the agribusiness people or the bankers backing it. Talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face.

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