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Posted By Barry Ritholtz On April 27, 2005 @ 9:04 am In Commodities,Economy | Comments Disabled
Much has been made of the link between the surge in commodity prices in recent years and the explosive growth in Chinese demand. The attached graph of that nation’s value-added industrial output versus the monthly closing price of oil and copper shows just how synchronized the relationship has become.
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Chart courtesy of Michael Panzner 
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 Michael Panzner: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/032124785X/thebigpictu09-20
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