A woman samples red wine from Australia at the third annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AFP A woman samples red wine from Australia at the third annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A woman samples red wine from Australia at the third annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: looming ban on Australian goods clouds Shanghai import expo

  • Traders at the China International Import Expo say concerns are mounting among Chinese importers of Australian wine and other farm products, as bilateral relations worsen
  • Verbal instructions by Chinese authorities, to effectively impose a trade ban on a variety of Australian goods, are raising fresh concerns about Beijing’s trade regime transparency and true intentions

Topic |   China-Australia relations
A woman samples red wine from Australia at the third annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AFP A woman samples red wine from Australia at the third annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A woman samples red wine from Australia at the third annual China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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