China Brief | Edition 021

China’s ban of Canadian canola drags on, and more crops fall on the chopping block; China’s investment in Canada decreases by nearly half; and Canadian universities debate their relationship with China.

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China Brief | Edition 020

In this edition – Canada responds as China’s blockade of Canadian canola continues. Instead of a quote this time, a cartoon from the Western Producer that (depressingly) sums up Canada’s trade quandary. One big story: Canola tensions continue China’s blockade of Canadian canola continues. A couple weeks ago, the Canola Council of Canada announced that

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China Brief | Edition 019

In this edition – We take a deep dive into China’s ban of canola imports, and what this could mean for Canada. “Everything goes back to relations between China and Canada. Look at the volume of canola and canola oil China imported from Canada in the past. It’s huge. How could that be cut so

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China Brief | Edition 018

In this edition: The Meng Wanzhou saga carries on, Huawei investment in Canada rises, and Japan thinks it’s high time that Canada move its trade focus from China to Japan. “As China under the leadership of President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party sees itself re-emerging as the world’s natural, irreplaceable superpower after two

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China Brief | Edition 017

In this edition: Waiting on Huawei, Chinese investment in Canada slumps, and lessons from the Canada-Cuba relationship about how to respond amid U.S. pressure. “The whole affair threatens to demolish Canada’s carefully built relationship with China, with enormous consequences. China is Canada’s second-largest trading partner, with total trade between the countries growing from $11 billion

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China Brief | Edition 016

In this edition: As diplomatic tensions build between Canada and China, Alberta taps the brakes on a trade mission to China and Saskatchewan feels the heat over Huawei. Also, the largest hydroponic factory in China takes root, an electric vehicle start-up revs up, and we dive deep into China’s state-led industrial policy, Made in China

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