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Chinese Premier Li launches trade-friendly Australia visit

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Published: 14:41, 15 June 2024

Chinese Premier Li launches trade-friendly Australia visit

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China's Premier Li Qiang embarked on a four-day trip to Australia on Saturday (15 June), dangling the promise of expanded trade even as the two nations compete for influence in the Pacific.

Li -- the second most powerful man in China after President Xi Jinping -- touched down at Adelaide Airport at the start of his diplomatic mission across the resource-rich continent.

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