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Will Australia regret its booming business with China?


Australia's wealth of natural resources has provided the country with a massive economic boom.

Billionaires have been created by the huge demand for the country's plentiful commodities such as iron ore, nickel and coal - most of which ends up in China.

Clive Palmer has become one of Australia's richest men on the back of the mining boom.

HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur asks him whether the people of Australia may come to regret the deals done with countries like China?

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The full interview was broadcast on BBC World News on Tuesday March 1.


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