Gold has become the latest commodity where Chinese imports appear to have been bolstered by demand for credit, as opposed to any actual consumption or investment. Photo: Reuters Gold has become the latest commodity where Chinese imports appear to have been bolstered by demand for credit, as opposed to any actual consumption or investment. Photo: Reuters
Gold has become the latest commodity where Chinese imports appear to have been bolstered by demand for credit, as opposed to any actual consumption or investment. Photo: Reuters

China's commodity demand tied to risky credit deals

Gold, iron ore and soya beans are increasingly used to get access to non-traditional financing

Gold has become the latest commodity where Chinese imports appear to have been bolstered by demand for credit, as opposed to any actual consumption or investment. Photo: Reuters Gold has become the latest commodity where Chinese imports appear to have been bolstered by demand for credit, as opposed to any actual consumption or investment. Photo: Reuters
Gold has become the latest commodity where Chinese imports appear to have been bolstered by demand for credit, as opposed to any actual consumption or investment. Photo: Reuters
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