A woman walks by the Australian embassy in Beijing in January 2019. Citing Australian measures that “disrupt the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Australia”, Beijing said last week it was indefinitely suspending high-level economic dialogue with Canberra. Photo: AP A woman walks by the Australian embassy in Beijing in January 2019. Citing Australian measures that “disrupt the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Australia”, Beijing said last week it was indefinitely suspending high-level economic dialogue with Canberra. Photo: AP
A woman walks by the Australian embassy in Beijing in January 2019. Citing Australian measures that “disrupt the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Australia”, Beijing said last week it was indefinitely suspending high-level economic dialogue with Canberra. Photo: AP

Letters | China-Australia relations: Canberra should not be surprised that Beijing is also playing hardball

  • China’s decision to suspend high-level economic dialogue comes after Australia’s federal government revoked Victoria state’s participation in the Belt and Road Initiative

Topic |   China-Australia relations
A woman walks by the Australian embassy in Beijing in January 2019. Citing Australian measures that “disrupt the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Australia”, Beijing said last week it was indefinitely suspending high-level economic dialogue with Canberra. Photo: AP A woman walks by the Australian embassy in Beijing in January 2019. Citing Australian measures that “disrupt the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Australia”, Beijing said last week it was indefinitely suspending high-level economic dialogue with Canberra. Photo: AP
A woman walks by the Australian embassy in Beijing in January 2019. Citing Australian measures that “disrupt the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Australia”, Beijing said last week it was indefinitely suspending high-level economic dialogue with Canberra. Photo: AP
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