China Brief | Edition 035: Meng Wanzhou’s trial, new Canada-China Relations committee and US-China trade truce

IN THIS EDITION: gearing up for Meng Wanzhou’s trial; a new parliamentary committee on Canada-China relations; and will there be Canadian gains from the US-China trade truce? “Here’s the problem: Whatever China commits to buying from the U.S. will inevitably come at the expense of other exporting countries. In farm products, Canada is among the

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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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