Canadian companies sticking with Chinese growth plans despite trade tensions

Clear Lake Wineries, a Toronto-based wine exporter, had seen its sales to China rise steadily – until the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in December.

Orders suddenly dwindled, especially from larger, high-profile restaurant and hotel accounts. Clear Lake’s agent on the ground told company president Mary Whittle that some buyers were reluctant to have Canadian products on their wine lists while tensions were high, for fear of offending customers… Keep Reading on The Globe and Mail