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China factory activity shrinks for fourth month

A worker walks past a steel factory in Beijing April 1, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A worker walks past a steel factory in Beijing April 1, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A worker walks past a steel factory in Beijing April 1, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A labourer works on piles of steel coils in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jon Woo

A labourer works on piles of steel coils in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jon Woo

A labourer works on piles of steel coils in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jon Woo
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