Last week, China’s political friction with Australia rose after Chinese authorities started asking importers verbally not to buy Australian coal and cotton. Photo: Reuters Last week, China’s political friction with Australia rose after Chinese authorities started asking importers verbally not to buy Australian coal and cotton. Photo: Reuters
Last week, China’s political friction with Australia rose after Chinese authorities started asking importers verbally not to buy Australian coal and cotton. Photo: Reuters

China-Australia relations: coal, cotton curbs could violate trade rules, lawyers say

  • It was reported last week that Chinese authorities had started asking importers verbally not to buy Australian coal and cotton
  • The moves could violate World Trade Organization rules, as well as the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Last week, China’s political friction with Australia rose after Chinese authorities started asking importers verbally not to buy Australian coal and cotton. Photo: Reuters Last week, China’s political friction with Australia rose after Chinese authorities started asking importers verbally not to buy Australian coal and cotton. Photo: Reuters
Last week, China’s political friction with Australia rose after Chinese authorities started asking importers verbally not to buy Australian coal and cotton. Photo: Reuters
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