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Australia is scrambling to verify reports a major Chinese port has banned imports of its coal, amid fears it could be a retaliation by the Asian giant over the federal government's stance on telecoms group Huawei.

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ASX delisted six Chinese companies in 2018, prompting experts to urge investor caution

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China abruptly postpones massive tourism partnership launch with NZ as tensions rise

New Zealand has been left red-faced after China failed to take part in the country’s much touted tourism partnership between the two nations.
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Mr Murray said the reduction in the volume of Chinese imports would also cause a very substantial drop in the price and hit Australia hard.