Mize says China remains the driver

Is China heading for a soft landing?Gary Mize, the COO of commodity specialist, Noble Group thinks so.

From your vantage point in the commodities world, how do you see the whole soft versus hard landing story in China

The trend that is in place is still a positive one in terms of China's demand and offtake. It is driven by need. Maybe the slope will change, and we won't see such a severe rise in demand - but the trend is still very positive. That's not to say we won't have interim volatility.

In late April-May we saw a slowdown of industrial raw materials into China, such as iron ore. But we are now back on track and freight rates are back up. So,...

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