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Here’s Why Australia Is Eager for a Post-Brexit U.K. Trade Deal

U.K. is a top-10 trading partner and second-biggest foreign investment source
Tourists walk up The Sydney Opera House steps in Sydney, Australia.
Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

As the U.K. strikes out on its own, its hopes for a more globalized trade profile are already threatened by tough talk from several European Union member states as well as the jitters from key international allies, the U.S. and Canada.

The notable exception?  Far-flung Australia.