Value of Australian wine exports to China falls 96 per cent



Eryk Bagshaw | Sydney Morning Herald

Singapore: China’s top diplomat in Australia has warned Chinese students and tourists will question whether to return to Australia after the coronavirus pandemic, raising the possibility of further trade blows to Australian goods.

The comments from ambassador Cheng Jingye come as Australian winemakers reel from a 96 per cent drop in the value of their exports to China.

They follow the federal government’s decision to cancel Victoria’s Belt and Road agreement, a move labelled “unreasonable and irrational” by Cheng on Thursday.

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