Chinese customs authorities posted an online notice Tuesday it had revoked Viterra’s shipping permit to prevent harmful organisms from entering the country. Viterra is now the second Canadian company to have its shipping permit revoked by China. The move comes just days after Canada’s Canola industry warned China had stopped buying Canadian canola. Canola industry officials says the move is an effort by China to put pressure on the Canadian government to release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in December.
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