Confirmed/sustained coercive trade restrictions

Australian exportMonth trade restrictions first reportedNature of China’s trade restriction
BeefMay 2020Import restrictions
BarleyMay 2020Anti-dumping and countervailing duties
CottonOctober 2020Informal instructions
CoalOctober 2020Informal instructions and import restrictions
Timber productsOctober 2020Import restrictions
Sugar productsNovember 2020Informal instructions
CrustaceansNovember 2020Import restrictions
Copper ores and concentratesNovember 2020Informal instructions
WineNovember 2020Anti-dumping and countervailing duties

Unconfirmed/piecemeal coercive trade restrictions

ExportMonth trade restrictions first reportedApparent nature of trade restriction
Live fishNovember 2020Import restrictions
EducationFebruary 2021Informal instructions
HayMarch 2021Delays
Table grapesApril 2021Delays

Percentage drop in value of select Australian exports to China in 2020

Monthly value of Australian coal, barley, and copper ores and concentrates exports to China, May 2020 to December 2021

Value of select targeted Australian exports to China, Jan-Jun 2020 & Jan-Jun 2021