Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a joint visit with US President Donald Trump to mark the opening of an Australian-owned Pratt Industries plant in Ohio on Sunday. Photo: AP

Australian PM Scott Morrison warns global trade rules must be reshaped to account for China’s rapid growth

  • Referring to China as a ‘newly developed economy’ is at odds with Beijing’s self-declared status as a developing economy but in line with the campaign led by the US
  • Morrison’s comments also indicate Australia has shifted its policy on global responsibility for combating the climate emergency, urging China to do more to reduce emissions
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a joint visit with US President Donald Trump to mark the opening of an Australian-owned Pratt Industries plant in Ohio on Sunday. Photo: AP
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