Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Chinese port authorities had detected pests in imported Canadian logs that were not permitted under Chinese quarantine rules. Photo: AFPChinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Chinese port authorities had detected pests in imported Canadian logs that were not permitted under Chinese quarantine rules. Photo: AFP
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Chinese port authorities had detected pests in imported Canadian logs that were not permitted under Chinese quarantine rules. Photo: AFP

China asks Canada to investigate pests found in logs

  • Move coincides with strained relations between Beijing and Ottawa since arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver
  • China has previously blocked canola, pork and beef imports from Canada over past year
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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Chinese port authorities had detected pests in imported Canadian logs that were not permitted under Chinese quarantine rules. Photo: AFPChinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Chinese port authorities had detected pests in imported Canadian logs that were not permitted under Chinese quarantine rules. Photo: AFP
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Chinese port authorities had detected pests in imported Canadian logs that were not permitted under Chinese quarantine rules. Photo: AFP
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