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Doubts cast on $70b coal deal -

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Reports tonight have emerged questioning whether a Queensland coal company has signed what was
claimed to be Australia's largest export deal with China.

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LEIGH SALES: Reports are questioning whether a Queensland coal company has signed what was claimed
to be Australia's largest export deal with China. Billionaire businessman Clive Palmer and
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh announced a $70 billion coal deal with China on the weekend. But
today the Chinese company said to be involved denied there was a specific deal and further
negotiations are necessary for there to be an actual contract.