China’s cancellation of canola import licenses of Richardson and Viterra has stopped canola exports to China. The Canola Council of Canada President Jim Everson told the industry Thursday reopening the market is the top priority, followed by looking at ways to diversify canola exports. Canadian Canola Growers Association CEO Rick White added the Canadian government is well aware how important it is to get the Chinese market open again. “They’re in touch with the severity of the issue and the risk of uncertainty farmers are facing,” said White. “That allows us to have a good conversation with senior government officials to express farmer’s concerns.”
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