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Grain growers disappointed with Chinese barley tariff

Australia’s barley exporters are disappointed China has decided to enforce an 80 percent tariff, effectively ending the trade.

It’ll likely cost the sector about 500 million dollars in lost income, in a blow to grain growing regions already battling the impacts of drought.

To break down what exactly it means for growers, rural editor Eddie Summerfield spoke with Grain Trade Australia Chief Executive Pat O’Shannassy:

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