Faber tips tension from China's demand

CHINA'S demand for commodities is set to level out in the coming years, famed contrarian Marc Faber has warned, while China's ongoing reliance on commodities imports is likely to add to geopolitical tensions throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Dr Faber, the author of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report and a regular speaker on the conference circuit, told the Mining Indaba forum in Cape Town that credit growth in China was beginning to grow at a much faster rate than growth in gross domestic product, with potentially negative implications for commodities demand.


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