The trade war is making China more reliant on Australia

China is increasingly reliant on Australian energy and mineral exports as the trade war with the United States rumbles on, crimping Beijing’s ability to penalise Canberra for its tougher stance on national security issues.

New figures released on Wednesday show Australia supplied 46 per cent of China’s LNG imports in the year to June, more than any other country and up from the previous year, just as demand for Australian iron ore has spiked. Australian Financial Review 15 August

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