Opinion: China-Australia trade agreement a compromised victory

June 19, 2015

e. 6 Jeffrey Wilson small square 177x177After 10 years of negotiations, the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) was signed in Canberra this week meaning that Australia now has an FTA with its number one trade partner.

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jeffrey Wilson, Fellow of the Asia Research Centre at Murdoch University, looks back on the fraught negotiations and assesses what the FTA means for Australian industry and consumers.

You can read Dr Wilson’s article here.




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