Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin has called on Canberra to “reflect” on how it had handled its trade relationship with China in the past. Photo: AFP Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin has called on Canberra to “reflect” on how it had handled its trade relationship with China in the past. Photo: AFP
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin has called on Canberra to “reflect” on how it had handled its trade relationship with China in the past. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: Beijing expects Canberra to make first move to repair relations, experts say

  • Australian officials have not responded to comments from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday calling on Canberra to ‘reflect’ on its actions
  • But current strong anti-China sentiment in Australia means Canberra is unable to make the first move to repair relations at this time, experts say

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin has called on Canberra to “reflect” on how it had handled its trade relationship with China in the past. Photo: AFP Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin has called on Canberra to “reflect” on how it had handled its trade relationship with China in the past. Photo: AFP
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin has called on Canberra to “reflect” on how it had handled its trade relationship with China in the past. Photo: AFP
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