Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong will travel to Beijing this week. Talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi will focus on trade issues, Wong and Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced on Monday. China is Australia’s biggest trading partner. Economic, cultural and personal exchanges would bring important benefits to both countries, Wong said. The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed the visit. Penny Wong will also attend the sixth Australia-China Foreign Policy Strategic Dialogue. The event last took place in 2018. Another reason for her trip is the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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