Coalition faces calls to cancel investment deal between Western Australia and China

Coalition faces calls to cancel investment deal between Western Australia and China

The Guardian

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Deal struck by previous Liberal premier Colin Barnett is with same agency as Victoria’s vetoed belt and road project

The Morrison government faces calls to cancel an agreement between Western Australia and the same Chinese government agency that was the partner in the now-vetoed Victorian belt and road deals.

Under the agreement, originally struck by previous Liberal premier Colin Barnett, WA and China’s National Development and Reform Commission pledged to work together to find investment opportunities, including infrastructure and in the state’s significant resources sector.

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