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China issues gold newspaper
Chinese Flourishing Period paper, photo: Xinhua news agency
The most expensive edition costs $8,100
China has published the world's first gold newspaper, Xinhua news agency reported.

The most expensive edition uses 500 grams of gold and costs 69,000 yuan ($8,100), while another uses 200 grams and costs 29,000 yuan ($3,500).

The paper has been published by the China Economic Daily to celebrate the achievements of the last 10 sessions of China's top legislative body.

The paper, a one-off, is called 'China's Flourishing Period'.

It was issued in the city of Shenzhen, a booming economic centre in the southern province of Guangdong.


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