The Chinese Foreign Ministry has denied it is ratcheting up economic pressure to win diplomatic concessions. On Wednesday, a day after a verbal notice relayed by customs agents was delivered to traders telling them to stop importing Australian products, it said any restrictions on imports were a matter for individual companies.Truth in China is a pretty flexible concept, but its bully boy actions speak louder than its lies.
Thursday, November 05, 2020
China's Government: The Bully Who Wants to Steal Your Lunch Money
China's government has Australia and other countries in it sights as it tries to bully them into stopping any criticism of China by cutting off their ability to export products to the Chinese market. In a remarkably brazen show of hypocrisy, as the Sydney Morning Herald reports, Xi says it's 'ill advised to hurt the interests of others' as Australia braces for $6 billion hit: