Is China Waging Economic Warfare Against Canada To Obtain The Release Of Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou?

CBC: China halts canola shipments from major Canadian supplier

Richardson International's licence to ship canola revoked, escalating trade tensions

A major Canadian canola exporter has had its registration to ship canola seeds to China revoked, the latest flare-up in a diplomatic and trade dispute between the two countries.

A Chinese customs document dated March 1 says the country has cancelled Winnipeg-based agricultural handler Richardson International's registration. That means the company is forbidden to export canola seeds to the country.

"Richardson has been directly targeted," vice-president Jean-Marc Ruest told CBC News. "We think this is part of a larger Canada-China issue, and we hope it gets resolved expeditiously."

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WNU Editor: China is putting pressure on Canada over its detention of Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou, and this is going the first of many economic actions against Canada.

More News On China Halting Canola Shipments From Canada

China cancels major canola shipments from Winnipeg company amid rising tensions -- Global News/Reuters
Beijing just made the Huawei feud economic by targeting an iconic Canadian export -- The Globe and Mail
China revokes Richardson Int. canola shipping permit as Huawei dispute escalates -- Winnipeg Free Press/Canadian Free Press
Richardson International barred from shipping canola to China -- CTV News
Blocked by China, Canada's biggest canola exporter says it has become target in Ottawa-Beijing spat -- Financial Post

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