China: juggling political repression and market liberalisation

Alan Kohler sat down with Dr Geoff Raby, the former Australian Ambassador to China, to discuss the myriad problems currently facing China, including how to juggle political repressiveness and market liberalisation, the country's debt problem, and its ongoing trade war with the US.

Dr Geoff Raby is the former Australian Ambassador to China and we’re talking about a speech he made last month to University of Technology in Sydney, the China Economic Conference, and the speech was entitled not all successful economies are free. It was about China and how he got into it and what he thinks about it now including the trade war. The most important part of it obviously is about the trade war but lots of interesting stuff from Geoff. 

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