Wine buyers around the world will be able to discover and connect with Australian wines on a “first-of-its-kind virtual platform” launching 27 April, the country’s wine trade organization has announced.
A few Chinese-owned Australian wineries are reporting unfair treatment and abuse after a social media campaign emerged in Australia calling for consumers to boycott 41 Chinese-owned wineries in the latest wine-related trade spat.
China has announced today that it will slap up to 212% temporary anti-dumping tariff on Australian wine exports starting from this Saturday. See the full list of tariffs levied on each Australian company here.
In a significant escalation of tensions, China has ordered merchants to stop purchasing at least seven categories of Australian commodities including wine starting from this Friday, according to a leaked memo.