It’s on again. This time it’s Australia’s wine industry that’s under investigation in China for allegedly violating anti-dumping rules The investigation has sent shock waves through the wine industry and beyond. Broadly speaking, anti-dumping rules prohibit producers from selling anything for less than its market value. The Chinese industry body […]

Region has emerged as an economic zone as closely integrated as the European Union by David P. Goldman – May 21, 2020 Economic historians may date the start of the Asian century to May 2020, when most Asian economies bounced back to full employment while the West languished in coronavirus […]

Restrictions on semiconductor sales to Chinese companies are ‘unacceptable’ to Seoul by David Goldman South Korea has told Washington that restrictions on semiconductor sales to Huawei and other Chinese companies are “unacceptable,” according to industry sources.  Seoul is trying to mediate between Beijing and Washington following the US Commerce Department’s […]

As US reevaluates its relationship with China, Asian giant’s export data show increasing regional integration by David P. Goldman May 11, 2020 China’s March export value rose 8.5% year on year, diverging widely from analyst forecasts which foresaw a 12% decline. Strong exports growth to Asia, and especially Southeast Asia, […]

Australia’s trade minister says there will be no tit-for-tat as Australian barley exports to China are hit with an 80% tariff 19 May 2020 | Marcus Reubenstein In a process which began over two years ago, China has followed through with plans to place heavy tariffs on Australian barley exports. […]

Australia’s surprising call for an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus in China has provoked escalating threats of retaliation by China. China started with a warning that Australia’s position might spark a Chinese consumer boycott. It’s now threatening tariffs on Australian barley that would include a “dumping margin” of up to 73.6% and […]