#UPDATE China suspends an economic agreement with Australia - the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue - in an apparent tit-for-tat after Canberra's scrapping of a Belt and Road pact and threat to undo a deal leasing Darwin Port to a Chinese firm
China blasts 'insane' Australia for dumping Victoria's Belt and Road deal as it cuts off ALL economic
China said on Thursday it had suspended an economic agreement with Australia, in an apparent tit-for-tat response to Canberra's scrapping a Belt and Road infrastructure pact and threat to undo a deal leasing Darwin Port to a Chinese company.
China is an important market for Brazil's largest paper company, which hopes to further cooperate with the country through the Belt and Road Initiative, said David Feffer, chairman of the board of directors of Suzano. #GLOBALink
So much for Morrison's policy consistency on China. His trade minister cheered on the Victorian MoU with China’s Belt & Road Initiative when it was announced. Now Morrison, desperate to shift the political agenda on the home front, unleashes a 'reds under the bed' style campaign.
The Chinese government's global reputation is plummeting. Buying support with vaccine diplomacy and Belt and Road Initiative loans isn't working. They key is reversing Xi Jinping's intensifying repression in Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and across China.
The country's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative will connect 65 countries and cost north of $1 trillion. The goal? Improving trade and connections between China and Europe, Asia and the Middle East.