A stockpile of barley awaits shipping at a grain facility in Victoria, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg A stockpile of barley awaits shipping at a grain facility in Victoria, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
A stockpile of barley awaits shipping at a grain facility in Victoria, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg

China-Australia relations: barley dispute going to WTO as headwinds loom in Australia’s alternative markets

  • Australian government will escalate the resolution process by asking World Trade Organization to establish a dispute-settlement panel
  • A trade resolution at WTO could take years. Meanwhile, Australia has looked to new markets for its barley exports, particularly Saudi Arabia and Mexico

Topic |   China-Australia relations
A stockpile of barley awaits shipping at a grain facility in Victoria, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg A stockpile of barley awaits shipping at a grain facility in Victoria, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
A stockpile of barley awaits shipping at a grain facility in Victoria, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
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