Interview on ABC Radio Adelaide, Breakfast with Spence Denny

Topics: Australia-China trade relations; Travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand. 15/12/2020 08:47AM   Spence Denny:             But the other aspect in Simon Birmingham portfolio at the moment is what’s going on with China. We know that there have been trade restrictions over the last couple of months involving our wine and other products. And now…

Interview on Radio National, Breakfast with Fran Kelly   

Topics: Australian coal exports to China; Australia-China trading relationship. 15/12/20 06:18AM   Fran Kelly:       And the breaking news this morning is that Australian coal exports appear, to China that is, appear to have been formally blocked. This comes after months of import restrictions that have thrown the $14 billion export coal industry into turmoil. For…

Interview on ABC News, Afternoon Briefing, with Patricia Karvelas

Topics: trade relations with China, industrial relations reform, NZ backpackers 10/12/20 4:24PM   Patricia Karvelas:         Simon Birmingham is the Minister for Finance, Trade and Tourism and Investment and I spoke to him a short time ago.   [Excerpt]   Minister, welcome.   Simon Birmingham:     Thanks, Patricia. Great to be with you.   Patricia Karvelas:         We’re…

Interview on Sky News Live First Edition with Peter Stefanovic

Topics: Australia-China trade relations; Campaign attracting Kiwis for working holidays in Australia. 10/12/2020 06:47AM   Peter Stefanovic:          Australian cotton and wheat farmers are liked to become Beijing’s next targets in a string of trade attacks. China is hoping to fill its $14 billion agricultural buying commitment to the Trump administration which is straining its relationship…