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China's copper surplus surges on flagging property sector, rising imports
China's copper surplus surged to 731,000 mt over January-July, surpassing the surplus for the full 2013 year, due to an increase in copper imports and flagging growth in the country's real estate sector, Chinese industry experts said Thursday.
China opens gold market to foreigners, seeks more pricing power
Foreigners now have access to China's gold market after the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) launched its international board on Thursday.
Flammable ice becomes promising energy source
China will begin commercial production of gas hydrate - an enormous, untapped energy source in permafrost and ocean sediments - around 2030 as it tries to diversify its energy mix by tapping into unconventional sources.