US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said Washington will not desert Australia in its dispute with China. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said Washington will not desert Australia in its dispute with China. Photo: AP

US exports to China grow at ‘expense’ of Australia after Beijing’s trade ban

  • Following Beijing’s ban on a range of Australian products, the US has been steadily ‘backfilling’ the void left by its ally
  • Political observers say the US will prioritise its own economic needs ahead of its allies, including Australia, despite close ties

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said Washington will not desert Australia in its dispute with China. Photo: AP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said Washington will not desert Australia in its dispute with China. Photo: AP
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