Australia and China are engaged in a battle of political wills, but it is largely a one-sided fight given Beijing’s enormous economic power. Photo: Reuters
Australia and China are engaged in a battle of political wills, but it is largely a one-sided fight given Beijing’s enormous economic power. Photo: Reuters
James Laurenceson
Opinion

Opinion

James Laurenceson

Will Australia feel the squeeze even more from a stronger China in 2021?

  • The fallout from Covid-19 has accelerated the trend of China’s economic might in the world and political influence in the Asia-Pacific
  • While countries like the US and Britain have offered Australia some rhetorical support in its China predicament, its Asian neighbours have been notably quiet

Australia and China are engaged in a battle of political wills, but it is largely a one-sided fight given Beijing’s enormous economic power. Photo: Reuters
Australia and China are engaged in a battle of political wills, but it is largely a one-sided fight given Beijing’s enormous economic power. Photo: Reuters
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