Tag: Chinas

China’s dominance of 5G networks puts U.S. economic future at stake, Barr warns

WASHINGTON—Attorney General William Barr said Thursday that China’s dominance of 5G telecommunications networks was one of America’s top national security and economic threats, amplifying warnings issued for years by intelligence officials but that President Donald Trump has sometimes undermined. Barr said that allowing China to establish dominance was not only a “monumental danger” as Beijing…

Canadian trade minister suggests deliberate tampering by ‘somebody’ is at the heart of China’s meat ban

OTTAWA—The federal government has agreed to China’s demand to suspend approvals of all Canadian meat exports to China as Canadian food inspectors and the RCMP look into Beijing’s claim that veterinary health certificates on Canadian pork have been forged. But the Canadian government says the suspicious shipment may not have even originated in Canada as…

China’s big plans for spicy Sichuan food’s favourite cooking oil

China has big plans for its rapeseed bounty in Sichuan. Levering off its famed cuisine, the top producing province wants to harvest more of the oilseed for a branded cooking oil, just as the outlook for imports clouds over due to a dispute with Canada, its biggest supplier. The southwest province, whose spicy dishes rely…

China’s Canadian oil binge to wind down as U.S. refiners ramp up

China is finally getting a taste of Canadian crude, if only for a couple of months. At least five tankers hauling as much as a combined 3.76 million barrels of crude have departed Vancouver for China since the start of September, Bloomberg ship-tracking data show. The cargoes could push China’s purchases beyond 4 million barrels…