Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Photo: Adam Taylor Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Photo: Adam Taylor
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Photo: Adam Taylor

Explainer |
What happened over the first year of the China-Australia trade dispute?

  • China has targeted Australian barley, beef, wine, coal and cotton since Australia led calls for international inquiry into origins of the coronavirus in April 2020
  • Two-way trade between China and Australia is worth around A$240 billion (US$171 billion), while China buys around 39 per cent of Australia’s merchandise exports

Knowledge |   China-Australia relations
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Photo: Adam Taylor Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Photo: Adam Taylor
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet Chinese President Xi Jinping during the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Photo: Adam Taylor
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