A customer selects baby milk in a supermarket in Hainan. File photo: AFP A customer selects baby milk in a supermarket in Hainan. File photo: AFP
A customer selects baby milk in a supermarket in Hainan. File photo: AFP

Row over coronavirus probe sparks fears of China-Australia economic decoupling

  • Tit-for-tat row over Canberra’s push for a Covid-19 inquiry leaves Australian traders fearing a boycott by Chinese consumers
  • While some observers say the spat is likely to blow over, others warn it could lead to a permanent trade stand-off

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A customer selects baby milk in a supermarket in Hainan. File photo: AFP A customer selects baby milk in a supermarket in Hainan. File photo: AFP
A customer selects baby milk in a supermarket in Hainan. File photo: AFP
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