Canadian Swine Exporters Association (CSEA) announced that negotiations are finalized and trade in purebred swine genetics can now resume in China after the Chinese government halted importation last May due to H1N1 concerns.

“It has been a strenuous twelve months for the genetics industry in Canada; we are delighted about the latest news,” said Rosemary Smart, the executive director of the CSEA.

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It is anticipated that $30 million in live pig exports will transpire in the coming year, according to the CSEA.