Canada Canola Expands Access to China
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:41 PM CDT

WINNIPEG (Dow Jones) -- Canadian canola producers and exporters will have expanded access to the lucrative Chinese market, Canada Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast said Tuesday.

China has approved an additional oilseed-crushing facility to begin accepting exports of Canadian canola seed. This new expansion will increase opportunities for sales in a market that bought more than C$1.9 billion of Canadian canola seed in 2012.

"Today's announcement is a result of continued collaboration and an important step to further expand canola exports to China," said Mr. Ritz.

"As Canada's second-largest trading partner and second-largest export market, ...

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