Australia faced several disruptions in its trade with China last year. Photo: Getty Images Australia faced several disruptions in its trade with China last year. Photo: Getty Images
Australia faced several disruptions in its trade with China last year. Photo: Getty Images

China-Australia relations: iron ore prices helped offset weakened trade with China in 2020

  • In the absence of trade restrictions, Australia’s exports of goods and services to China might have risen by double digits 2020, rather than just 0.3 per cent, economist says
  • While exports such as wine suffered from trade disruptions with China, Australia was able to mitigate the damage to exports such as coal by redirecting them to other countries

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australia faced several disruptions in its trade with China last year. Photo: Getty Images Australia faced several disruptions in its trade with China last year. Photo: Getty Images
Australia faced several disruptions in its trade with China last year. Photo: Getty Images
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