China halts beef imports from four Australian firms as COVID-19 spat sours trade

China halts beef imports from four Australian firms as COVID-19 spat sours trade

China has suspended beef imports from four of Australia’s largest meat processors as ties between the trading partners sour following a dispute over the origin of the novel coronavirus. The suspension comes after Australia last month called for an independent inquiry into the origins of the COVID-19 and just days after China proposed introducing an 80% tariff on Australian barley shipments.

Chris
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Lord Flasheart
Lord Flasheart 2 weeks

Or the fact 70 workers from Ceda Meats in Melbourne have been diagnosed positive for Corona and Ceda's major export is too China.

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