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WORKERS SPRAY THE HULL OF A SHIP IN THE PORT CITY OF DALIAN.
Chinese workers spray the hull of a ship at Dalian New Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Co. Ltd shipyard in the port city of Dalian, in China's northeastern Liaoning province, May 28, 2004. China is the world's third-biggest shipbuilder, but its technology generally lags leaders Japan and South Korea. Official reports said China's export of ships topped $3 billion in 2003, with export value of $3.02 billion and a year-on-year increase of 57.1 percent. Photo taken May 28, 2004. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV CC/FA