The United States is seeking extradition of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou after she was detained in December by Canadian authorities. Photo: EPA

Canada’s canola farmers fear Huawei dispute could devastate rural communities reliant on China exports

  • China blocked imports from the country’s biggest exporter of canola, Richardson International, in what is believed to be retaliation for arrest of Huawei’s CFO
  • Comparisons with China’s imposition of import controls on Norwegian salmon in retribution for Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize awarded in Oslo in 2010
Topic |   Canada

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The United States is seeking extradition of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou after she was detained in December by Canadian authorities. Photo: EPA
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China’s draft foreign investment law will be debated for a full day on Sunday during the National People’s Congress in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua

China’s rushed foreign investment law gains lukewarm response from local and international businesses

  • Draft legislation, set to be debated at the National People’s Congress, covers items on the wish list of US President Donald Trump to end the US-China trade war
  • Slimmed down version of law first drafted in 2015 raises concerns that enforcement and implementation have been sacrificed
Topic |   China economy

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China’s draft foreign investment law will be debated for a full day on Sunday during the National People’s Congress in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
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