An unexpectedly good free trade agreement

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:53pm, first published November 17 2014 - 6:28pm

Tony Abbott's appearance on Alan Jones's talkback radio show on Monday, just before the formal announcement of an Australia-China free trade agreement, ought to have been a moment of some small acclaim for the prime minister. The FTA is the third such agreement overseen by Mr Abbott in his first 14 months in office, after deals with Japan and South Korea, and one potentially that will open new markets for Australian exporters worth billions of dollars.

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