'No China trade war' but umpire may be brought in over barley

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated May 19 2020 - 2:24am, first published 12:40am
'No China trade war', but umpire may be brought in over barley

THE World Trade Organisation may be brought in as an independent umpire to rule on China's decision to impose an import tariff on Australia barley, however Agriculture Minister David Littleproud shot down claims it was the start of trade war with the Asian superpower.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au