Australia Trade minister Simon Birmingham was speaking on Wednesday after China placed a combined 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley imports in May. Photo: EPA-EFE Australia Trade minister Simon Birmingham was speaking on Wednesday after China placed a combined 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley imports in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australia Trade minister Simon Birmingham was speaking on Wednesday after China placed a combined 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley imports in May. Photo: EPA-EFE

China-Australia relations

China-Australia relations: Canberra confirms WTO complaint ‘logical next step’ on China barley tariffs

  • China placed a combined 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley imports in May after an 18-month investigation
  • Trade minister Simon Birmingham confirmed that Australia had notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it will lodge requests for ‘formal consultations with China’

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australia Trade minister Simon Birmingham was speaking on Wednesday after China placed a combined 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley imports in May. Photo: EPA-EFE Australia Trade minister Simon Birmingham was speaking on Wednesday after China placed a combined 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley imports in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australia Trade minister Simon Birmingham was speaking on Wednesday after China placed a combined 80.5 per cent tariff on Australian barley imports in May. Photo: EPA-EFE
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