Wine is one of the Australian products subjected to China’s “economic retaliation” of 2020. Photo: AP Photo Wine is one of the Australian products subjected to China’s “economic retaliation” of 2020. Photo: AP Photo
Wine is one of the Australian products subjected to China’s “economic retaliation” of 2020. Photo: AP Photo
Shi Jiangtao
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Opinion

As I see it by Shi Jiangtao

Why China sees Australia as an obvious target for its punitive economics

  • Canberra was among the first to target Huawei, citing national security concerns and introduced foreign interference laws two year ago
  • And Australia’s return to India’s Malabar naval exercises with the US and Japan after a 13-year absence unsettled Beijing

Wine is one of the Australian products subjected to China’s “economic retaliation” of 2020. Photo: AP Photo Wine is one of the Australian products subjected to China’s “economic retaliation” of 2020. Photo: AP Photo
Wine is one of the Australian products subjected to China’s “economic retaliation” of 2020. Photo: AP Photo
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Shi Jiangtao

Shi Jiangtao

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.