Australian beef is seen at a supermarket in Beijing on May 12. China’s suspension of imports from four major Australian beef suppliers is one of many challenges facing those who hope to reignite trade between the two countries. Photo: AFP Australian beef is seen at a supermarket in Beijing on May 12. China’s suspension of imports from four major Australian beef suppliers is one of many challenges facing those who hope to reignite trade between the two countries. Photo: AFP
Australian beef is seen at a supermarket in Beijing on May 12. China’s suspension of imports from four major Australian beef suppliers is one of many challenges facing those who hope to reignite trade between the two countries. Photo: AFP
Kyri Theos
Opinion

Opinion

Kyri Theos

Australia must re-engage with China to preserve its economic prosperity

  • Australia can build areas of cooperation with China and work together on issues such as climate change, trade and disaster management
  • To really change the narrative, Australia must showcase the egalitarian values at the heart of the national character

Australian beef is seen at a supermarket in Beijing on May 12. China’s suspension of imports from four major Australian beef suppliers is one of many challenges facing those who hope to reignite trade between the two countries. Photo: AFP Australian beef is seen at a supermarket in Beijing on May 12. China’s suspension of imports from four major Australian beef suppliers is one of many challenges facing those who hope to reignite trade between the two countries. Photo: AFP
Australian beef is seen at a supermarket in Beijing on May 12. China’s suspension of imports from four major Australian beef suppliers is one of many challenges facing those who hope to reignite trade between the two countries. Photo: AFP
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Kyri Theos

Kyri Theos

Kyri Theos is general manager at the Australian Chamber of Commerce in West China.