Markets: China's commodities fallout

Australia’s biggest trading partner is on track to curb its appetite for commodities over the rest of the year, Citigroup's senior China economist says.

China’s slowing economy, tighter monetary policy and the precarious state of the country's small banks which have lent to property developers, all spell less demand for Australian commodities through the rest of the year, former People’s Bank of China official Shuang Ding, now Citigroup’s senior China economist, says.  

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