IM Global Health Check Q1 2012: China loses mineral appetite

Published: Tuesday, 03 April 2012

Mineral demand slow despite China engineering a soft landing for its economy

China is trying to strike a balance: on the one hand to keep its economy growing at a steady rate, and on the other, to stop it overheating and crashing.

Over the last few months, the Chinese government has been pulling levers to avoid a hard landing, with commodity producers...

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