China baulks at meeting on beef and barley

By Daniel McCulloch
Updated May 13 2020 - 5:01pm, first published 4:57pm
China has banned beef exports from four Australian abattoirs apparently over technical issues.
China has banned beef exports from four Australian abattoirs apparently over technical issues.

China has ignored Australia's attempts to discuss trade tensions over beef and barley imports, and state governments fear they could become the meat in the sandwich as the trade tangle heats up.

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