Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the South China Morning Post in a statement on Monday that Canberra is closely watching US-China trade for signs of managed trade. Photo: Bloomberg Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the South China Morning Post in a statement on Monday that Canberra is closely watching US-China trade for signs of managed trade. Photo: Bloomberg
Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the South China Morning Post in a statement on Monday that Canberra is closely watching US-China trade for signs of managed trade. Photo: Bloomberg

Australia ‘carefully and closely’ watching US-China phase one purchases for signs of trade diversion

  • Australia’s Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the ‘South China Morning Post’ that he is watching US-China trade flows for signs of export diversion
  • China last month banned beef from four Australian abattoirs, slapped an 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley, but stepped up American imports of the same goods

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Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the South China Morning Post in a statement on Monday that Canberra is closely watching US-China trade for signs of managed trade. Photo: Bloomberg Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the South China Morning Post in a statement on Monday that Canberra is closely watching US-China trade for signs of managed trade. Photo: Bloomberg
Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham told the South China Morning Post in a statement on Monday that Canberra is closely watching US-China trade for signs of managed trade. Photo: Bloomberg
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