Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison reacts during a virtual leaders summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison reacts during a virtual leaders summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Australia signs ‘groundbreaking’ trade deal with India to reduce dependence on China

  • Australia wants to reduce its dependence on its largest trading partner China, after diplomatic spats led to Beijing sanctioning certain Australian products
  • PM Scott Morrison is expected to call a general election within days, and has been eager to secure the trade deal before campaigning begins

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison reacts during a virtual leaders summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison reacts during a virtual leaders summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: EPA-EFE
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