14.12.2011 - As China goes, so go commodities
You want to know where the global commodities markets are heading in the coming years? Then it's probably best that you remember a single word: China. As the biggest and one of the fastest-growing of the world's developing economies, China has become a voracious consumer of industrial and agricultural commodities. Its shifting needs are now the most-important driver in the prices of many of those goods. Producers often base massive capital investments largely on their expectations for Chinese demand for their products. Investors often make similar calculations before buying or selling commodities contracts or related securities...............................................Full Article: Source
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