Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau said on Tuesday (November 5) that China will resume importing beef and pork from Canada. Previously, escalating diplomatic disputes between Canada and China prompted Beijing to stop importing Canadian beef and pork about 4 months ago.
Trudeau tweeted, “Today brings good news to Canadian farmers. Canadian pork and beef exports to China will resume.”
Geng Shuang, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, confirmed Wednesday (November 6) that China has resumed allowing imports of Canadian beef and pork. He said Canada has addressed China’s concerns over Canadian pork and beef safety and has proposed a “rectification” plan.
Geng Shuang said that recently, Canada has put forward a rectification action plan on the issuance and transfer of sanitary certificates for meat products exported to China. Sanitary certificate for meat products exported to China. “
Geng Shuang urged Canada to effectively fulfill its responsibility for food safety supervision and ensure the safety of meat products exported to China.
At the same time, Geng Shuang also called on the Trudeau government to immediately release Meng Wanzhou, the global chief financial officer of Huawei.
Meng Mengzhou was charged in the United States with conspiracy to bank fraud against HSBC and several other banks. Meng Wanzhou insisted that she is innocent and is fighting through legal channels and should not be extradited to the United States for trial.