Shaun Rein

China’s finance minister is not going to a World Bank and IMF-meeting in Japan, as major sign to the rest of the world: do not push us around, tells business analyst Shaun Rein on Radio Australia.

Radio Australia:

The IMF and World Bank are holding their annual meetings in Tokyo for the first time in 50 years.

The Chinese withdrawal marks a new stage in the dispute between Beijing and Tokyo over their conflicting territorial claims in the East China Sea.

But it also sends a warning to the rest of the world about how China chooses to deal with it.

For the sound fragment, click here.

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