SYDNEY — Australia is having to rethink its dealings with China following the bizarre jailing in Shanghai of an Australian businessman and a flurry of undercover diplomatic requests for explanations from Canberra to Beijing.

The much-hyped trade boom between China and Australia has taken a hit as Australian exporters of raw materials grapple with the perception gap between their way of doing international business and Beijing’s much-broader linking of commercial business to national security.

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