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Barrick living the 'China dream'

About a decade ago, Barrick Gold (CN:ABX) was proud of its status as the biggest kid in the sandbox on the gold scene, and was in the process of an ultimately ill-fated run of asset acquisitions.

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Barrick executive chairman John Thornton (centre left) and Shandong Gold chairman Chen Yumin

The current, downsized version of the company – Barrick 2.