Better known for its wheat and barley, Australia is forecast to harvest a record canola crop of more than 5 million tonnes this season, according to government data. Photo: Bloomberg
Better known for its wheat and barley, Australia is forecast to harvest a record canola crop of more than 5 million tonnes this season, according to government data. Photo: Bloomberg

China-Australia relations: Canberra open to Chinese investors but security issues key, investment chief says

  • Foreign Investment and Review Board (FIRB) chair David Irvine said that 20 per cent of approved transactions in the past year had some form of Chinese participation
  • China is Australia’s largest trading partner, but relations have soured in recent years and Beijing has limited imports of coal, wine and barley amid the dispute

Better known for its wheat and barley, Australia is forecast to harvest a record canola crop of more than 5 million tonnes this season, according to government data. Photo: Bloomberg
Better known for its wheat and barley, Australia is forecast to harvest a record canola crop of more than 5 million tonnes this season, according to government data. Photo: Bloomberg
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