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Financial and Forex Info News | The Australian Business Briefing: China GDP growth slows

Australian Business update for Friday, 13 April 2012 China GDP growth slows Yajun Zhang CHINA'S Q1GDP rose 8.1pc, falling short of forecasts as the economy grew at its slowest rate since the first quarter of 2009. Miners fear fresh tax hikes Ben Packham THE mining industry says it recommenced hostilities with the government because Labor is preparing fresh tax hikes against it. Tinkler's Aston faces $190m suit Leo Shanahan THE former chief executive of Nathan Tinkler's Aston Resources has filed a claim that could cost the miner almost $190 million. Banks look likely to ignore RBA Scott Murdoch AUSTRALIAN bank funding costs have started to rise again amid renewed fears the European debt crisis is spreading. Packer builds stake in casino operator Michael Bennet JAMES Packer appears to have spent $133 million to lift his stake in Crown. Malaysian court win for Lynas Sarah-Jane Tasker RARE earths miner Lynas has had a win in its battle to co