The latest trade strike comes as the Federal Government scrambles to save
And three wine distributors in different Chinese cities have also received sudden notification of an imminent ban on importing wine and other products from Australia, although Chinese authorities are not confirming it and doubts remain about the authenticity of the instructions.
He said Australia would "work with the Chinese authorities to investigate and resolve these issues".
China has suspended the import of timber from Queensland.(ABC News: Jon Daly)
Another six imports — wheat, wool, lobster, coal, sugar and copper ore — were also subject to the temporary ban, according to the importer, who was told the measures related to "coronavirus restrictions".
Australia's lobster industry sends around 90 per cent of its catch to China.(ABC Far North: Charlie McKillop)