China’s foreign ministry said Wednesday it is blocking imports from Richardson International Ltd.,one of Canada’s largest grain producers.
Says problems moving grain are “clearly the responsibility of the railroads.”
Offering incentives for key employees to delay retirement and postpone vacations, and to entice back recently-retired employees.
Car order fulfilments from Canada’s two major railways was 38% during the week of Feb. 12.
A sluggish economy and lower volumes of coal, grain and energy products could undermine the lofty 2015 earnings goals, analysts say.
Plans to build a $50-million pasta-processing plant in Regina have been put on the back burner.