China and Australia are engaged in a long-running dispute. Photo: AFP China and Australia are engaged in a long-running dispute. Photo: AFP
China and Australia are engaged in a long-running dispute. Photo: AFP

China-Australia relations: Beijing’s trade restrictions are meant as a warning to Canberra, but will they work?

  • China is ‘seeking to both punish Australia for taking certain decisions and warn off other countries from adopting similar policies’, John Lee, a former national security adviser to Canberra, says
  • ‘Beijing is trying to make an example of Australia,’ international relations expert Pichamon Yeophantong says

Topic |   China-Australia relations
China and Australia are engaged in a long-running dispute. Photo: AFP China and Australia are engaged in a long-running dispute. Photo: AFP
China and Australia are engaged in a long-running dispute. Photo: AFP
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