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Australian Trade Minister Slams Opposition To China Pact

Law360, New York (August 31, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT) -- Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb lashed out Friday at trade union opposition to the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement as "nothing short of economic sabotage," aiming to confront rising political uncertainty amid concern over the pact’s foreign worker and investor-state dispute settlement provisions.

Australia's Trade Minister Andrew Robb, pictured last year during the G-20 trade ministers meeting in Sydney. (Credit: AP) Robb, speaking from Beijing during a trade promotion visit with 35 CEOs, plugged recent business deals and argued that failure to approve the accord would send...
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