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In search of the next big thing

I have talked before in this column about how the slowing of China has sparked a search in the mining industry for the next ‘big thing’ – something which has the capacity to transform the fortunes of the industry in the way China did.

Viewpoint > Humphreys

In search of the next big thing

I have talked before in this column about how the slowing of China has sparked a search in the mining industry for the next ‘big thing’ – something which has the capacity to transform the fortunes of the industry in the way China did.

In search of the next big thing

Class act: India is expected to have 17% of the world’s middle class, up from 5% today, by 2030

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So how about mineral demand from South and Southeast Asia, which is to say India and the Indian Subcontinent and the Southeast Asian countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations?