Canada’s canola farmers are keen to resolve a dispute with China over contaminated shipments. Photo: Reuters

Can we talk? Canadian farmers appeal to China for dialogue to end canola dispute

  • ‘If there is a pest problem, let us resolve it,’ Calgary-based farmer and industry group representative Kevin Serfas says
  • Beijing yet to respond to request from Ottawa to send a delegation to discuss concerns face to face
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Canada’s canola farmers are keen to resolve a dispute with China over contaminated shipments. Photo: Reuters
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China has revoked the export licences of two Canadian canola exporters after finding quarantine pests in their shipments. Photo: Associated Press

China defends ban on Canadian canola, saying it reported pest problem on four occasions

  • Block on two Canadian exporters ‘legitimate, reasonable’, Chinese embassy says in response to complaints from Ottawa
  • Customs agency notified Canadian government it had ‘intercepted quarantine pests’ on January 4, March 1, March 15 and March 26, it says
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China has revoked the export licences of two Canadian canola exporters after finding quarantine pests in their shipments. Photo: Associated Press
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