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China's Commodities Appetite In Pictures

China's craving for resources has taken its officials, companies and workers around the world, but has also created cause for concern.

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A construction worker erects scaffolding on a new bridge along the Nairobi-Thika highway project, under construction near Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 13, 2010. The road, built by China Wuyi, Sinohydro and Shengeli Engineering Construction group, is
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A construction worker erects scaffolding on a new bridge along the Nairobi-Thika highway project, under construction near Kenya's capital Nairobi, September 13, 2010. The road, built by China Wuyi, Sinohydro and Shengeli Engineering Construction group, is

An aerial view of an Equinox copper mine in Lumwana, Zambia, which a Chinese company has expressed interest in buying. (Reuters image)
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An aerial view of an Equinox copper mine in Lumwana, Zambia, which a Chinese company has expressed interest in buying. (Reuters image)

A worker inspects timber quality in a wood yard in Yuanjiang, in China's central Hunan Province. China has become the world's leading importer of wood from developing countries such as Indonesia and Papua New Guinea where illegal logging is common. Activi
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A worker inspects timber quality in a wood yard in Yuanjiang, in China's central Hunan Province. China has become the world's leading importer of wood from developing countries such as Indonesia and Papua New Guinea where illegal logging is common. Activi

A Greenpeace activist uses a chainsaw to cut down a wooden wall symbolizing Indonesian forests during a demonstration against deforestation in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
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A Greenpeace activist uses a chainsaw to cut down a wooden wall symbolizing Indonesian forests during a demonstration against deforestation in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

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