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COVID-19 Tensions Place Australian Farmers in China's Crosshairs

Evan Rees
Asia-Pacific Analyst, Stratfor
May 13, 2020 | 10:00 GMT
An aerial photo shows villagers sowing highland barley seeds with agricultural machinery in the fields in Lhasa, the capital of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on April 22, 2020.

Villagers in Lhasa, the capital of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, sow highland barley seeds with agricultural machinery on April 22, 2020.

(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi via Getty Images)

China’s threat to heavily tariff barley exports won't keep Canberra from pushing to investigate Beijing's role in the pandemic, but it will make life even harder for Australia’s already struggling agricultural sector....

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