Business in Vancouver | B.C. exporters feel chill in Canada-China freeze

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MAR. 7, 2020

"The Chinese market is also equally vital to B.C. wines. According to the British Columbia Wine Institute, about 84% of the province’s $9.3 million bottled wine exports went to China in 2015. The reason, said international trade adviser and wine industry expert Allison Boulton, is that China has a large and growing consumer base that’s willing to pay the average price of $30 per bottle for Canadian wine – and local winemakers have done a good job cultivating Canada’s brand to attract business."