China factory activity falls for 5th month, according to HSBC flash PMI.
And, then we had this
... efforts by Alcoa and others to end a world supply glut of aluminum by cutting output may be in vain as China continues to keep its average daily production at record level. Aluminum supply will outpace demand for the 6th straight year.
Meanwhile, rumors of a military coup in China was circulating on the Internet that military forces were taking to the streets of Beijing at a time when the Communist Party is set to determine its new leader. London based The Guardian has reported that China has intensified online censorship by closing 16 websites and arrested 6 people.
Edited by TechMan, 01 April 2012 - 04:31 PM.