Michele Zhuang, a South Australia-based exporter of wine and spirits, is among traders looking to diversify operations away from the once-lucrative wine export industry. Photo: Handout
Michele Zhuang, a South Australia-based exporter of wine and spirits, is among traders looking to diversify operations away from the once-lucrative wine export industry. Photo: Handout

China-Australia relations: wine traders eye spirits to ‘survive’ crippling disruptions

  • With China having imposed anti-dumping duties of up to 218.4 per cent on Australian wine, some exporters are being forced to diversify away from the once-lucrative industry
  • The alcoholic beverage export business to China is still viable, but insiders say political risks must be managed

Michele Zhuang, a South Australia-based exporter of wine and spirits, is among traders looking to diversify operations away from the once-lucrative wine export industry. Photo: Handout
Michele Zhuang, a South Australia-based exporter of wine and spirits, is among traders looking to diversify operations away from the once-lucrative wine export industry. Photo: Handout
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