Federal Government looking into reports Chinese energy providers told to stop importing Australian coal
The Federal Government is looking into reports that Chinese state-owned energy providers and steel mills have been told to stop importing Australian coal.
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said he had seen the reports, and that the Government had reached out to China for more information.
“We don’t have evidence to verify those reports,” he said.
“We have certainly been in touch with Australian industry and have been working to seek a response from Chinese authorities