Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said this week that “it is the people who pay for misguided government policies”. Photo: Kyodo Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said this week that “it is the people who pay for misguided government policies”. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said this week that “it is the people who pay for misguided government policies”. Photo: Kyodo

China-Australia relations: ‘smearing China’ will backfire for trade partners, Beijing warns

  • Even with Australia’s iron ore exports to China still strong amid broad trade dispute, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg vows ‘we will not put economic interests first’
  • Beijing says ‘it is the people who pay for misguided government policies’

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said this week that “it is the people who pay for misguided government policies”. Photo: Kyodo Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said this week that “it is the people who pay for misguided government policies”. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said this week that “it is the people who pay for misguided government policies”. Photo: Kyodo
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