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Last week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered some brief comments on Canada-China relations, in which he called China "a real challenging actor in the [Pacific] region," and as a new Canadian Ambassador to China was appointed.
In response to the removal of Chinese restrictions on its canola seed exports, Canada has requested the suspension of its WTO complaint on this matter and the WTO panel has agreed to this request.
The Canadian government announced yesterday that "Canada has been advised that China has reinstated access to its market for two Canadian companies that China Customs had suspended from exporting canola seed to China since March 2019." The Chinese restrictions had been the subject of a Canadian request for a WTO
As we reported here, earlier this year the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry and Technology held several hearings on the issue of critical minerals, partly in response to the sale of the Canadian mining company Neo Lithium to the Chinese company Zijin Mining Group. Last week, the
China recently announced that it would suspend imports of poultry and poultry products from Canada to prevent the spread of H5N1 bird flu, effective on February 21. Similarly, Hong Kong also said it would ban poultry products from parts of Canada, as well as from Germany and Spain.
In a February 1 discussion in the Canadian House of Commons, conservative MP Ed Fast, a former Minister of International Trade, pressed François-Philippe Champagne, the Trudeau government's Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, on issues related to allowing Huawei to participate in Canada's 5G network and the approval of the