Daily Archives: January 12, 2009

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Chinese Government to buy 300,000T of aluminium

The following article appeared recently in the Chinese national news agency Xinhua. Whenever a government intervenes in a market, the repercussions can be felt for years after. In this case, the metal will not actually be consumed, but will sit in warehouses waiting for the day that Government policy changes and the metal is released Continue Reading

Indicators bode well for GDP

Here is an article which appeared in last week’s China Daily. Although it is always likely that China’s press will “talk up” the economic situation, there is grounds for believing at least some of what the journalist reports. Indicators bode well for GDP By Lillian Liu (China Daily) Updated: 2009-01-07 11:54 Despite its growth rate Continue Reading