ABC Radio: Rising tensions with Hong Kong a risk, but business using backchannels to maintain China relationship

10 Jul 2020

Australia China Business Council chairman David Olsson says ties with Beijing remain strong despite rising tensions over the future of Hong Kong.

Releasing a blueprint to win back Chinese tourists after COVID-19 restrictions ease, Mr Olsson said the ACBC would be using backchannels with businesses on the ground to get around the freeze in diplomatic relations.

Speaking with ABC’s Peter Ryan, Mr Olsson said Australia would have to beat tough competition to win trade and commerce that might exit Hong Kong.

Listen here