An employee checks aluminium ingots for export at Qingdao Port in Shandong province on March 14, 2010. Photo: Reuters
Jake Van Der Kamp
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Jake's View by Jake Van Der Kamp

Why is Hong Kong upset about an export industry that doesn’t exist? Look to Beijing for the answer

Hong Kong doesn’t have an aluminium industry. I doubt these domestic metal exports represent anything but paperwork subterfuge to make China’s contentious trade surplus with the US look smaller.

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An employee checks aluminium ingots for export at Qingdao Port in Shandong province on March 14, 2010. Photo: Reuters
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