KGB Interview: Prime Minister Julia Gillard
Alan Kohler, Robert Gottliebsen & Stephen Bartholomeusz
The prime minister says Australian restrictions on Chinese state-owned investment were not the only stumbling block to a free trade agreement, while China holds strong opportunities for Australian public policy exports.
Hooray, we might lose the AAA
A lower credit rating would at least get the dollar down as Canberra struggles with growing deficits. Too bad the budget’s in a sorry shape regardless.