CPC looks forward to working with Dominic Barton as Canada’s new Ambassador to China


For Immediate Release


September 4, 2019 – OTTAWA The Canadian Pork Council anticipates a much-improved relationship with China following the nomination of Dominic Barton as the new ambassador to China. The CPC is pleased with the nomination of Dominic Barton. His 2017 report on economic growth identifying the trade of agricultural products as a key driver of the Canadian economy was well received by the industry. We look forward to working with Mr. Barton to regain access to the Chinese market and continuing to contribute to growing agricultural exports to $75 billion by 2025.


The Canadian Pork Council is the national voice for hog producers in Canada. A federation of nine provincial pork industry associations representing 7,000 farms, the organization plays a leadership role in achieving and maintaining a dynamic and prosperous Canadian pork sector.




Media Contact:

Gary Stordy - Director, Government and Corporate Affairs
Canadian Pork Council
613 236-9239 ext. 277


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