Why stronger ties with China are in our best interests

Joseph Martin Cheer

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If the narrative in Chinese media is anything to go by, there is growing angst concerning Australia’s diplomatic language towards China and why confrontation and suspicion rather than cooperation seems to have intensified.

China is lauded as Australia’s key trade relationship, and the country’s economic stability is heavily tied to it.

It was once thought that when the United States sneezed, Australia would catch a cold. Now it seems that a sneezing China would have Australia contracting pneumonia.
Original languageEnglish
TypeOn the Australia-China Bilateral relationship
Media of outputAustralia China Business Review
PublisherAustralia China Business Review
Number of pages1
Place of PublicationPerth
Publication statusPublished - 8 Mar 2018


  • Australia-China relations
  • Tourism
  • China
  • Australia

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