Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) says all of its executives who recently traveled to the United Kingdom to negotiate a deal to acquire a financial interest in multinational retail grocery chain Tesco have not contracted COVID-19, despite the fact that a financial adviser who helped them work out the deal died of the virus.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the Philippines, the Chinese province of Sichuan, and Karnataka state in India, along with countries in Europe reporting new outbreaks in poultry.
While Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week, outbreaks of the disease have been reported in India, Ireland, and Poland. Two children have been confirmed with flu infections of avian origin.
Investment should boost financial performance of both companies, CP Foods believes
March 10, 2020
The board of directors of Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) approved a measure to acquire an economic interest in Tesco Asia Group, which is a leading retailer under the Tesco Lotus brand in Thailand and Malaysia.
Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week. Local media and other sources are also reporting further cases in Poland and Vietnam. The disease situation in Hungary and Ukraine appears to have been resolved.