Canadian Canola Growers Association

China Trade Update

April 10, 2019Hub Article

​​​​​​​A resumption of canola seed trade to China is a top priority for Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). We are actively communicating farmers' concerns and working with the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) to advocate for a science-based resolution.

During the first 10 days of April, representatives of CCGA were in Ottawa to express these concerns to Government and to discuss measures to assist farmers in managing the uncertainty. Several important steps have been taken, including:

Monday, April 1

  • The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the formation of a canola working group to resolve market access concerns related to trade with China.... (read more)

​​​​​​​A resumption of canola seed trade to China is a top priority for Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA). We are actively communicating farmers' concerns and working with the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) to advocate for a science-based resolution.

During the first 10 days of April, representatives of CCGA were in Ottawa to express... (read more)

Bringing the Farmer Voice Forward on China

April 1, 2019Hub Article

​​​​​​​​​​​With seeding now weeks away, farmers are acutely concerned that China, our largest market for Canadian canola seed, has suspended canola export permits for Richardson International and Viterra and​ practically stopped all imports of canola seed into the country. China typically purchases 40% of Canada's canola seed exports annually, but ... (read more)