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Barley growers back Australia in taking dispute with China to the WTO – The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian grain growers have backed the Morrison government in taking China to the World Trade Organisation over its tariff on barley after China ramped up its…

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Grain Growers chairman Brett Hosking said his members were “100 per cent supportive of going to the WTO”.
He said “we need to call in the umpire to ask China to explain how they arrived at this position”.
“As a country particularly farmers, country people, but probably all people we believe in playing by the rules and being open and fair,” said Mr Hosking, who grows barley in northern Victoria.
“And we feel China’s actions at the moment are something much bigger than barley. We stand behind our…

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