Former PMs react to Tony Abbotts comment saying he wouldn't sign FTA with China

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Publish Date
Fri, 30 Jul 2021, 9:10AM
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Former PMs react to Tony Abbotts comment saying he wouldn't sign FTA with China

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 30 Jul 2021, 9:10AM

A debate is raging as to whether the actions of the Chinese Government in recent years lead us to question our free trade agreement with them?

The questions come about from a talk that former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott gave in the UK.

Abbott, who famously signed Australia’s Free Trade Deal with China in 2014, says there is no way he would sign a deal with them today, based on their Government's actions of blocking exports to punish Australian policy decisions that they don't like.

Former Prime Ministers Sir John Key and Jim Bolger joined Mike Hosking

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