Australian wine shipments have been detained in China’s customs clearing zones since November. Photo: Getty
Australian wine shipments have been detained in China’s customs clearing zones since November. Photo: Getty

China-Australia relations: as wine exports continue piling up at Chinese ports, Australian officials explore options

  • While Australia’s wine exports to China have plummeted, those to Britain surged by 33 per cent in the 12-month period to March
  • Australia’s wine industry association says just A$12 million (US$9.3 million) worth of wine cleared Chinese customs from December to March, versus A$325 million from the same period a year prior

Australian wine shipments have been detained in China’s customs clearing zones since November. Photo: Getty
Australian wine shipments have been detained in China’s customs clearing zones since November. Photo: Getty
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