Coal is seen at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg Coal is seen at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
Coal is seen at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg

China-Australia relations: Port of Newcastle becomes second Australian port with Chinese interests to come under political fire

  • A total of 14 Australian politicians want Canberra to declare Port of Newcastle a monopoly under National Access Regime law
  • But figures show Port of Newcastle charges levied on coal-transporting vessels comprise less than 1 per cent of total cost to importers, and independent findings say it is not a monopoly

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Coal is seen at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg Coal is seen at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
Coal is seen at the Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Photo: Bloomberg
READ FULL ARTICLE