Australia’s rock lobster exports are worth half a billion US dollars a year, and in normal times, 94 per cent of them go to China. Photo: AFP Australia’s rock lobster exports are worth half a billion US dollars a year, and in normal times, 94 per cent of them go to China. Photo: AFP
Australia’s rock lobster exports are worth half a billion US dollars a year, and in normal times, 94 per cent of them go to China. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: lobster traders look closer to home to offset Beijing’s ban

  • Beijing imposed a near-total import ban on Australian lobster as part of a broader politically charged ‘shadow trade war’
  • The dispute has seen more than a dozen Australian sectors hit with import levies, with the barley and wine industries particularly badly affected

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australia’s rock lobster exports are worth half a billion US dollars a year, and in normal times, 94 per cent of them go to China. Photo: AFP Australia’s rock lobster exports are worth half a billion US dollars a year, and in normal times, 94 per cent of them go to China. Photo: AFP
Australia’s rock lobster exports are worth half a billion US dollars a year, and in normal times, 94 per cent of them go to China. Photo: AFP
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