Canada’s laws and regulations provide world-class food safety, crop and livestock production systems.”
our countries. It creates jobs, and provides our consumers from Ottawa to Beijing with unprecedented quality and choice in their food.”
Canadian company Prairie Orchard Farm Foods Technology Inc signed contracts with their Chinese partners Beijing General Station of Animal Husbandry and Beijing Hongguang Duck Farm. These signings follow the successful completion of the Omega3 egg feed trials and the commercialization of Omega3 eggs in China.
SINOVA Foods International, a Canadian supplier of natural and gourmet foods, and Hong Kong-based logistic company Shing Kee Godown Services Ltd, have agreed to establish a Canada Agricultural Trade Center for the promotion of Canadian food and beverage products in China
The Barley Council of Canada, Canada’s national barley value chain organization and China Agriculture University’s College of Animal Science and Technology signed an agreement that signals the beginning of bilateral cooperation to develop and establish a multi-year research study on the economic benefits of using Canadian feed barley in dairy, beef and hog rations to Chinese livestock producers.
On the visit to Chongqing municipal, Lyon said she hopes that Canada can find more cooperation opportunities with central and western regions of China on agriculture products.
Agriculture products account for about 25 percent of bilateral trade between Canada and China. In 2014 the total trade value of the two countries was C$5.3 billion.
Canada is the fifth largest agriculture products exporting country. In 2014, it exported 45 percent of its domestic agriculture products to more than 200 countries.
China is the number one consumer of vegetable oil in the world (31 million tonnes a year) and its number two importer (11 million tonnes a year).