Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews’ government signed the memorandum of understanding with the Chinese government on its belt and road initiative. Photo: AFP
Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews’ government signed the memorandum of understanding with the Chinese government on its belt and road initiative. Photo: AFP

Rogue Australian state Victoria’s Belt and Road deal with China eyes ‘unimpeded trade’, but experts say it wasn’t wise to sign up

  • Memorandum of understanding lays out plans for connectivity of policy, infrastructure, trade, finance and people
  • Experts say it may be ‘unconstitutional’ for a state or territory to sign such a pact

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews’ government signed the memorandum of understanding with the Chinese government on its belt and road initiative. Photo: AFP
Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews’ government signed the memorandum of understanding with the Chinese government on its belt and road initiative. Photo: AFP
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