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Gold rush: China jewelers go west for growth

An employee adjusts gold accessories in a glass case at a jewellery shop in Huaibei, Anhui province in this August 5, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

An employee adjusts gold accessories in a glass case at a jewellery shop in Huaibei, Anhui province in this August 5, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

An employee adjusts gold accessories in a glass case at a jewellery shop in Huaibei, Anhui province in this August 5, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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A golden statue of the late chairman Mao Zedong is seen on display in a glass case at Caibai Ornaments store in Beijing, in this December 2, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/Files

A golden statue of the late chairman Mao Zedong is seen on display in a glass case at Caibai Ornaments store in Beijing, in this December 2, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/Files

A golden statue of the late chairman Mao Zedong is seen on display in a glass case at Caibai Ornaments store in Beijing, in this December 2, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/Files
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