While demand in China will remain strong, BHP (BHP) forecasts, the growth in mineral prices will...

|About: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|By:, SA News Editor

While demand in China will remain strong, BHP (BHP) forecasts, the growth in mineral prices will slow to 2-4% a year over the next five years from 15-20% at the moment. As a result, BHP will continue to cut costs, says new CEO Andrew Mackenzie, although he also he plans to extend Marius Kloppers' record "of sector-leading returns" to shareholders.