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Reader riposte: Howard's trade legacy



29 April 2008 17:11

Alison Broinowski writes in response to Graeme Dobell's post:

Of course Japan refuses to negotiate with Australia on beef, dairy, wheat, barley, and sugar! So did the United States. The Howard Government, by accepting a preferential trade agreement that conceded no access for years for those exports, guaranteed that we would also fail with Japan and China. Why this government has decided to press on with both has not been satisfactorily explained.

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