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Trade Minister Dan Tehan writes to new Chinese counterpart in attempt to end trade dispute – ABC News

Trade Minister Dan Tehan writes to China’s new Commerce Minister to “get a dialogue in the relationship happening again” in attempts to end China’s trade punishment…

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The new Trade Minister Dan Tehan has written to his Chinese counterpart in a fresh attempt to re-establish lines of communication and convince Beijing to halt its mounting campaign of trade punishment against Australia.
Key points:

  • Several Australian ministers tried to contact their Chinese counterparts but were ignored
  • Mr Tehan says he wrote to China’s new Commerce Minister because “the turnover might offer opportunity”
  • He would not say whether he pressed him to stop blocking Australian goods

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