A woman holds a vandalised photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping at a protest near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP A woman holds a vandalised photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping at a protest near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP
A woman holds a vandalised photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping at a protest near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP

‘Fear of China’ pushing Australia and India towards trade pact

  • China’s blocking of Australian exports and its border stand-off with India have fuelled efforts for a deal showing ‘how to stand up to Beijing’, experts say
  • But Australia might find the Indian economy – where its dairy, wine and agricultural goods will be a hard sell – is no substitute for the Chinese market

Topic |   China-Australia relations
A woman holds a vandalised photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping at a protest near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP A woman holds a vandalised photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping at a protest near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP
A woman holds a vandalised photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping at a protest near the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP
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