China

The collapse of the Middle East peace talks has seen China's container shipping futures rally, with interest up 15% from the previous week, potentially indicating shippers belief that rates will stay elevated. In addition, Linerlytica's latest report revealed that spot market rates have risen by almost...

China has lifted suspensions on three Australian meat export establishments with eight yet to be lifted. The conclusion of these initial suspensions is another positive step towards the stabilisation of the trade relationship between China and Australia. With renewed optimism regarding the removal of all the...

In what is welcome news to the Australian wine industry, China has announced that it will commence the review of tariffs on Australian wine imports from 30 November 2023. China’s wine tariffs originally came into effect November 2020, and imposed a charge, which started at 107.1%...

With the recent announcement that China has officially ended tariffs on Australian barley, the Australian Government has confirmed they will aim to replicate the effort on remaining sanctions against wine. Agriculture Minister Murray Watt hailed the end of Chinese tariffs on Australian barley and said the...

According the latest Ciatti market report Australian wine exporters are cautiously optimistic of a resumption of trade with China. This renewed outlook is based on the fact that China and Australia recommenced trading timber in May, an agreement, which is worth $600 million, therefore increasing...

China has agreed to a meeting with Australia's Trade Minister Don Farrell, raising wine exporters' hopes that current trade restrictions may be lifted, allowing for the free flow of Australian wine into the Chinese market. These trade restrictions, put into place in March 2021 amid rising...

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