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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China Brief | Edition 029: WTO complaint, rare earth elements and Meng Wanzhou is back in court

IN THIS EDITION: Canada takes China to the WTO, Canadian rare earth elements see an opportunity in the China-U.S. trade war, and Meng Wanzhou is back in court. “The Huawei case will be resolved, eventually. That does not mean China and Canada will resume normal relations. Canada’s business and political elite have spent the past

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China Brief | One Year Special Edition

In the year since the China Brief launched, the relationship between China and Canada has been on a rollercoaster. This happened as economic and political worlds collided between the U.S. and China, with major implications for the West. The next year will see the federal and provincial governments grapple with how to deal with China,

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VIDEO|The Brief: Canola Farmers Caught in the Crossfire from China

Recent economic retaliations against Canada from China – on canola, soybeans, peas and pork – have soured the two countries’ relationship. Here’s a quick recap of what has happened so far, where the two countries sit now and what, if anything, Canada can do next. For more in-depth, up-to-date information on Canada/China economic relations and

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