Canada’s canola farmers hope WTO complaint against China can ease costly blocks on seed exports

//Canada’s canola farmers hope WTO complaint against China can ease costly blocks on seed exports

Canada’s canola farmers hope WTO complaint against China can ease costly blocks on seed exports

Canola farmers in Canada hope the escalation of a complaint over restrictions placed on its seed exports to China, which have been in effect for over two years, can help resolve the issue that is estimated to have already cost the industry up to US$1.9 billion.China suspended imports of canola seeds from Richardson International and Viterra in March 2019, while also making shipments from other Canadian firms subject to enhanced inspections, claiming that pests were detected.The case will now be…

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