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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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

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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