China Brief | Edition 034: A grim anniversary, more investment, and food exports rise

In this edition: A grim one-year anniversary; Huawei moves more investment into Canada; and Canadian food exports to China rise. A cheerless anniversary December 1 marked the one-year anniversary of the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Canada, which was soon followed by the arrests of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in China. Canadian

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China Brief | Edition 033: Canadian industries return to China, Canada’s new foreign minister, and falling vegetable oil stocks

In this edition: Canadian industries look to grow in China despite current tensions; what the new Canadian foreign minister may mean for the relationship with China; and the impact of falling vegetable oil stocks on Canadian canola. “So is China a competitor or an adversary?” – Murray Brewster, CBC Canadian industries making headway in China

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China Brief | Edition 032: Meat exports, WTO face-off and a Chinese grocer comes to Canada

IN THIS EDITION: A deep dive into Canada’s meat exports allowed back into China; a face-off at the WTO; and a Chinese grocery store chain branching out into Canada. One Big Story: Canadian meat can once again be exported to China Canadian meat products, after having been blocked from the Chinese market since June, are

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China Brief | Edition 031: Agriculture, patent applications and Canada’s rare earth elements industry

IN THIS EDITION: China’s bans on Canadian agriculture take their toll, Chinese patent applications skyrocket, and the Canadian rare earth elements industry in China’s shadow. “China was such a significant player for us last year and that’s all gone. Going forward it’s going to be very challenging as to what we do.” – Ernie Sirski,

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China Brief | Edition 030: Agriculture, ambassador and an anniversary

IN THIS EDITION: Canadian agriculture feels the pain, China’s new ambassador to Canada starts, and the 70th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. “What is needed next, and what has been lacking for decades, is a measured, principled, and forward-looking China strategy that is complementary to the efforts of our key allies.” – Charles

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