Australia is the world’s most China-dependent economy, accounting for 33 per cent of its exports. Photo: APAustralia is the world’s most China-dependent economy, accounting for 33 per cent of its exports. Photo: AP
Australia is the world’s most China-dependent economy, accounting for 33 per cent of its exports. Photo: AP

Australia sees ‘partial economic decoupling’ from China as Canberra weighs risks of over reliance after coronavirus disruptions

  • Parliamentary inquiry examined the vulnerability of supply chains, defence and foreign affairs after supply chains collapsed at the height of the coronavirus outbreak
  • Experts argued there was a critical need for Australia to plan its own network of supply chains to shore up sovereign resilience, with a need to drift away from China

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australia is the world’s most China-dependent economy, accounting for 33 per cent of its exports. Photo: APAustralia is the world’s most China-dependent economy, accounting for 33 per cent of its exports. Photo: AP
Australia is the world’s most China-dependent economy, accounting for 33 per cent of its exports. Photo: AP
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