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Australian wine exports: China now the biggest market

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NT businesses welcome Chinese investment despite reluctance over ‘new Silk Road’

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Boom iron and coal exports bring first trade surplus in six years

Booming sales of iron ore and coal to China helped deliver the first trade surplus since 2011 over the past year as exports surged...
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