China is a major destination for both Australian iron ore and coal exports. Photo: AFP China is a major destination for both Australian iron ore and coal exports. Photo: AFP
China is a major destination for both Australian iron ore and coal exports. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: Canberra unwilling to ‘give up ground’ as value of iron ore exports rise

  • The value of Australia’s iron ore exports – mainly to China – rose 14 per cent in October, although this is down to an increase in price rather than volume
  • Australian treasurer Josh Frydenberg said that Canberra had not budged on its position and would not be ‘giving ground’ on China’s list of 14 grievances

Topic |   China-Australia relations
China is a major destination for both Australian iron ore and coal exports. Photo: AFP China is a major destination for both Australian iron ore and coal exports. Photo: AFP
China is a major destination for both Australian iron ore and coal exports. Photo: AFP
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