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Old 16th Jan 2021, 19:39
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Originally Posted by Fareastdriver View Post
They can't strike too hard. They get all their iron ore from Australia.
Not sure that is the case, Brazil is a big exporter and Australian shipments have been put on hold by China customs inspections.

Seriously, people should get a grip, China pours 10x as much steel as the US, they are already the world's leading industrial power.
Their military does not reflect that as yet, but the build rates are impressive. For client states such as Australia to peeve them is hazardous, China is a lot more important to Australia than the US.
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