China’s Global Impact on Agricultural Trade

Economic growth in China is expected to slow to 7% in 2015, compared with 7.4% in 2014, and an average of over 10% for the last decade. Trade performance is also slowing down; China’s exports for January 2015 were 3.3% down from January 2014, whilst imports were 19.9% down. China’s …


Canada-EU trade talks: The end of the road?

The trade talks between Canada and the European Union (EU), which began in 2009, finally ended on September 25, 2014 with an agreement in principle signed between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and José Manuel Barrosso, the EU Commission President. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) when implemented will remove …

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CDN DAIRY XPO grows and parking flows!

February 19, 2015 (Stratford, Ontario) – After 2 years of exponential growth and major parking congestion, the Canadian Dairy XPO (CDX) was under pressure to address and solve the parking issue for 2015. With a record setting first day, the attendance of 9,000 dairy producers grew their attendance from 13,900 …

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BW GLOBAL: Bringing out the Best

If you were asked to define “repurposing,” you might describe how to turn an old tire into a swing; you might not immediately think of turning a pig barn into a fish pond, and probably would not go on to explain how the water from that fish operation can be …


BC Blueberry Council Returns To Gulfood In Dubai For Second Year

January 14, 2015; Vancouver, British Columbia – The British Columbia Blueberry Council is all set to exhibit at Gulfood in February, following the success of their first appearance at the Dubai trade show in 2014. As the world’s largest food and beverage industry trade show, Gulfood presents the council with …