Australian and Chinese flags are seen at the third China International Import Expo in Shanghai last year. Photo: Reuters
Australian and Chinese flags are seen at the third China International Import Expo in Shanghai last year. Photo: Reuters

For Chinese-Australians, Beijing dispute is bad for business even if bid to ‘weaponise’ trade has crumbled

  • Small ethnic Chinese businesses such as winemakers and the ‘daigou’ industry have seen a rapid drop in mainland customers as relations worsen
  • They are also treated differently in Australia, and many believe Canberra could do more to ease tensions, especially after the Aukus security pact

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australian and Chinese flags are seen at the third China International Import Expo in Shanghai last year. Photo: Reuters
Australian and Chinese flags are seen at the third China International Import Expo in Shanghai last year. Photo: Reuters
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