BHP vs Rio: which would you choose?

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One of the most obvious longer-term investment exposures to lock-in – and hold – in recent years has been to follow the economic rise of China.

The transformation in the Middle Kingdom over the last 30 years has been astonishing. What was a smaller economy than Australia in 1981 is now the biggest influence on the global economy, and is poised to overtake the United States as the world’s largest economy within the next three years.

Australian investors have been in the box seat when it comes to investing in the China theme – for them, it is as easy as buying Australia’s big miners, which have become major suppliers of raw materials to China.

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