China halts canola shipments from major Canadian supplier
March 5, 2019 By CBC News
A major Canadian canola exporter has had its registration to ship the oil to China revoked, apparently the latest flare-up in a diplomatic and trade dispute between the two countries.
A Chinese customs document dated March 1 says Winnipeg-based agricultural handler Richardson International has had its registration cancelled, Reuters reported Monday. That means the company is forbidden from exporting canola into the country.
Canada exported more than $5 billion worth of canola last year, and almost half of it was destined for the Chinese market, the group said. | READ MORE