Canberra is trying to verify Chinese media reports that Beijing has directed power plants not to import Australian coal. Photo: AFP Canberra is trying to verify Chinese media reports that Beijing has directed power plants not to import Australian coal. Photo: AFP
Canberra is trying to verify Chinese media reports that Beijing has directed power plants not to import Australian coal. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: Canberra ‘very concerned’ over reports of ‘discriminatory’ coal ban

  • Canberra is trying to verify Chinese media reports that Beijing has directed power plants not to import Australian coal
  • Trade minister Simon Birmingham says, if true, the action could constitute a ‘breach of China’s commitments’ at World Trade Organization

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Canberra is trying to verify Chinese media reports that Beijing has directed power plants not to import Australian coal. Photo: AFP Canberra is trying to verify Chinese media reports that Beijing has directed power plants not to import Australian coal. Photo: AFP
Canberra is trying to verify Chinese media reports that Beijing has directed power plants not to import Australian coal. Photo: AFP
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