Fudged growth numbers take the shine off China’s ‘miracle’

One of the greatest failings of China watchers and commentators is a tendency to see and assess China through Western eyes, treating it as...

Australia’s fortunes are linked to China’s economy — for better or worse

Australia's dependence on Chinese money has been a blessing for the local economy, but it could unravel painfully if China's economic slowdown worsens.

‘The perfect crime’: Aussie business battles counterfeit wine in China

Following the discovery of 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine for sale in China in November, Wine Australia had to concede it can't keep track of the extent counterfeit Australian wine is being sold in the country.

‘No more Huawei’: Vodafone CEO expects telcos to dump Chinese suppliers

Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief executive Iñaki Berroeta believes the government's decision to ban Chinese telecommunications equipment providers from Australia's high-speed 5G rollout means Huawei...

China’s thirst for baby formula creating problems for Australian shoppers and staff

Retail staff are being abused by Chinese personal shoppers and are concerned about their safety at work while they attempt to police the purchase of baby formula in Australian supermarkets.

G20: China and US put economy at risk, says Morrison

Scott Morrison has accused the US and China of putting the ­global economy at risk if they don’t reach agreement to de-­escala­te their trade...

Huawei: NZ bars Chinese firm on national security fears

New Zealand has become the latest country to block a proposal to use telecoms equipment made by China's Huawei because of national security concerns. Spark...

Barley is not a random choice – here’s the real reason China is taking...

But that isn’t the point. China’s main concern isn’t barley, and it isn’t the dumping of Australian products. It’s Australia’s use of anti-dumping against China.

Coal price drops one third as China shuts door on Australian imports until 2019

Limits to imports were initially put in place in the middle of this year but now Chinese authorities have stopped all imports of coal from across the globe and the ban is not expected to be lifted until early 2019.

Has Chinese investment become toxic?

As the shockwaves ripple from the federal government's decision to knock back the CK Group's $13 billion bid for local gas pipeline outfit APA, one Australian banker sees things in very black and white terms.
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Chinese iron ore imports predicted to plummet as property pumping wound back

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.