Bridging the gap

The global economic slowdown is hurting heavy industry and manufacturers around the world. But a slew of government-backed capital expenditure programmes on infrastructure projects in Asia is resuscitating the region's voracious demand for raw materials. And this new demand for commodities comes on top of an annual $180 billion spent on infrastructure projects in Asia - an amount required annually just to cope with infrastructure needs to support the region's population growth, according to esti

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