Exports to China, including Hong Kong and Macau, fell by 74 per cent to A$206 million, after Beijing imposed duties of between 116.2 per cent and 218.4 per cent on its wines in containers of up to two litres – in March last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Exports to China, including Hong Kong and Macau, fell by 74 per cent to A$206 million, after Beijing imposed duties of between 116.2 per cent and 218.4 per cent on its wines in containers of up to two litres – in March last year. Photo: EPA-EFE

China tariffs see Australia’s wine exports suffer ‘not unexpected’ decline

  • Australia’s overall wine exports declined by 10 per cent in volume and by 19 per cent in value to A$2.08 billion (US$1.44 billion) in the year ended June 30
  • Exports to China, including Hong Kong and Macau, fell by 74 per cent in value after Beijing imposed duties on containers of up to two litres in March last year

Exports to China, including Hong Kong and Macau, fell by 74 per cent to A$206 million, after Beijing imposed duties of between 116.2 per cent and 218.4 per cent on its wines in containers of up to two litres – in March last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Exports to China, including Hong Kong and Macau, fell by 74 per cent to A$206 million, after Beijing imposed duties of between 116.2 per cent and 218.4 per cent on its wines in containers of up to two litres – in March last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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