China and New Zealand completed a review and expansion of their free-trade agreement on Wednesday, a month after Beijing and Canberra abandoned an opportunity to do the same. Photo: Xinhua China and New Zealand completed a review and expansion of their free-trade agreement on Wednesday, a month after Beijing and Canberra abandoned an opportunity to do the same. Photo: Xinhua
China and New Zealand completed a review and expansion of their free-trade agreement on Wednesday, a month after Beijing and Canberra abandoned an opportunity to do the same. Photo: Xinhua

China-Australia relations: Canberra’s approach based on ‘assessment of national interests’ despite New Zealand critique

  • Australia Trade Minister Dan Tehan said on Thursday that his trade policy will be guided by the three P’s of proactivity, principle and patience
  • A day earlier, his New Zealand counterpart Damien O’Connor seemingly questioned Canberra’s approach amid its 10-month dispute with Beijing

Topic |   China-Australia relations
China and New Zealand completed a review and expansion of their free-trade agreement on Wednesday, a month after Beijing and Canberra abandoned an opportunity to do the same. Photo: Xinhua China and New Zealand completed a review and expansion of their free-trade agreement on Wednesday, a month after Beijing and Canberra abandoned an opportunity to do the same. Photo: Xinhua
China and New Zealand completed a review and expansion of their free-trade agreement on Wednesday, a month after Beijing and Canberra abandoned an opportunity to do the same. Photo: Xinhua
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