Asia Today: Australia disappointed by China’s barley tariffs
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 BANGKOK (AP) — Australia’s trade minister has described as “deeply disappointing” China’s decision to place tariffs of around 80% on Australian barley in a dispute that has been linked to Australian support for a coronavirus inquiry. The tariffs that take effect Tuesday come a week after China banned beef imports from Australia’s four largest abattoirs […]
Australia and China traded barbs on Tuesday, reports Reuters.
Australia has just recorded its 100th COVID-19 fatality.
Australia’s relative success in constraining the spread of the virus has been overshadowed though.
Mostly by a rift with its largest trading partner China, which lies to...
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