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Demand soars at China art auctions

China's art market has expanded to become the world's second largest in recent years, but the trade is plagued by counterfeiting.

The art market in China has grown in recent years to become the world's second largest, after the US.

Auctioneers say economic conditions are increasing the appeal of art as an investment, but concerns about counterfeiting are driving calls for more regulation of the trade.

Heather Sharp reports.

  • 17 Nov
  • From the section China