Australians Value a Relationship With China, But Still Harbor Concerns About Beijing
By Elena Collinson
A recent poll shows Australians are generally supportive of current efforts to stabilize the relationship, but there are also acute fears that Beijing poses a security threat to Australia.
Australia Trade Minister Seeks to Mend Ties on Visit to China
By Associated Press
China recently resumed imports of Australian coal, cotton, and copper, and Minister Don Farrell has said he would push for a review of tariffs on Australian barley.
Where Are Australia-China Relations Headed?
Michael Clarke, Jennifer Hsu, and Zhongzhou Peng discuss the tentative thaw in Australia-China relations.
Australia Suspends WTO Case Against China on Barley Tariffs
By Rod McGuirk
Australia suspended a complaint to the World Trade Organization in the Albanese government’s latest step toward repairing relations with Beijing.
What’s Behind China’s Resumed Imports of Australian Coal?
By Zhongzhou Peng
China’s decision to import Australian coal after a two-year ban was driven by diplomatic, not economic, considerations.
Australia’s Foreign Minister Heads to China in Latest Sign of a Thaw
By Associated Press
Minister Penny Wong's trip is raising hopes for progress on issues ranging from trade restrictions to detained Australians.
Australia-China Trade Tensions Persist With Cancelled Agreements and Sharp Statements
By Joshua Mcdonald
Canberra and Beijing pass the one-year mark of increased tensions over COVID-19 origins and the subsequent trade war.
Australia-China Relations: The Great Debate
By Jane Golley
All sides can agree that the relationship is at a historic low. But the causes – and possible solutions – are far more contentious.
The Common (and Overlooked) Underpinnings of Australia’s Economy
By Conor McLaughlin
Much of the discussion about diversification is centered on two overarching premises: China and trade. What does that approach miss?
In One Australian State, Trade With China Is Still Booming
By James Chater
Australia’s minerals trade has been divided almost clean in half by the country's trade spat with China.
China-Australia Slump Continues to Deepen
By Eleanor Albert
The formal arrest of an Australian citizen by Chinese authorities continues the downward trend in bilateral relations.
Australia’s WTO Complaint: What’s the Point?
By Jikon Lai
With the complaint against China, Australia has a chance at a moral victory a few years from now -- and that's the best case scenario.