China's imports of copper - far in excess of anticipated need - suggests to Gordon Chang that...

|By:, SA News Editor

China's imports of copper - far in excess of anticipated need - suggests to Gordon Chang that Beijing is attempting to dress up its trade numbers. Even as exports fall off, China's trade surplus is growing as imports dive even faster, giving the U.S. the nod to pressure on trade issues. Later this year, look for China to stop buying copper and the price to dive.