14.10.2011 - China goes on a commodities diet
The world’s biggest consumer of key commodities is dieting, as China is showing restraint from its usual feast on imported copper, soy beans and crude oil. That’s likely to impact agricultural markets, although not as much as industrial materials, some analysts argue. In a review of the most recent trade data from Asia, Dow Jones’ Tom Orlik suggests that tougher times could be ahead as overcapacity in real estate and falling demand for its goods abroad figure to slow China’s economy..............................................Full Article: Source
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