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Qingdao probe raises more questions

It could be an isolated problem or endemic at ports

Big burden: In a country where oversight of commodity warehousing is generally accepted as weaker than in developed financial centres, the case is making people nervous. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[QINGDAO] Is the metal stored in a Chinese warehouse really there? Has the peanut oil shipment a bank lent money against been swapped for worthless water?

Basic questions have begun to play on the minds of traders and bankers doing business in the world's largest raw material importer,...

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