Doorstop, Shanghai China

Topics: Visit to China, Australia-China relationship, China’s anti-dumping investigation into Australian barley; Sinosteel investment in Oakajee Port Project; China-Australia Free Trade Agreement. Transcript, E&OE 6 November 2019 Question: So we can start with China-Australia. You’re here for just a couple- a few days and then, are you travelling to Beijing? And what kind of access will…

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Interview on ABC News Breakfast with Michael Rowland and Lisa Millar

Topics: Drought Assistance Package; Trade Deal; Australia- China Relationship; Human Rights Discussions. Transcript, E&OE 6 November 2019 Lisa Millar: As the drought tightens its hold across Australia, Federal Cabinet is expected to meet today to discuss extra assistance for farmers and regional communities. The multimillion dollar package is likely to be released later this week. Farmers…

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Interview on Radio National, AM, with Sabra Lane

Topics: Australia China Relationship; China’s Human Rights Abuses; Trade Deals; RCEP. Transcript, E&OE 6 November 2019 Sabra Lane: The Trade Minister Simon Birmingham is now in Shanghai at a trade expo and he joined me earlier. [Excerpt] Sabra Lane: Simon Birmingham, thanks for joining AM. You’re now in Shanghai. The Prime Minister met with the Chinese Premier on the…

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Doorstop, Bangkok

Topics: Regional Comprehensive Partnership; China; Drought; Hong Kong. Transcript, E&OE Press Conference, The Sukhothai, Bangkok 3 November 2019 Simon Birmingham: Thanks very much for coming along, and welcome to Bangkok. I’ve been here for a couple of days and in that time have had bilateral engagements and discussions with my counterpart from Indonesia confirming our mutual…

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