Chinese trade war escalates as seven more Australian goods are BANNED including coal, wine and timber

Chinese trade war escalates, more Aust goods banned

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Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[03 November, Daily Mail Australia]

Australia-China relations have continued to deteriorate in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, with a new round of bans informally placed on seven Australian products, including barley, sugar, red wine, logs, coal, lobster and copper. Any of these products arriving after Friday will not be cleared by the customs, quoting 'biohazard' as the reason for the ban, the South China Morning Post reported.  

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