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Take a toy into your hands and, more likely than not, it will have a "Made in China" label. But with wages rising rapidly and the labor force, particularly of migrant laborers, starting to shrink, will China's era as 'World's Factory' coming to an end?
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Labourers work at the production line of a toy factory in Panyu, south China's Guangdong province in this September 4, 2007 file photograph.

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2. A labourer works at a production line at a toy factory in Panyu, south China's Guangdong province, September 4, 2007. Chinese President Hu Jintao, domestically stronger than ever, will have to defend the made-in-China label and is likely to face questions about trade and investment policies at an Asia-Pacific summit this week. REUTERS/Aly Song

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3. Labourers work at a production line at a toy factory in Panyu, south China's Guangdong province, September 4, 2007. Chinese President Hu Jintao, domestically stronger than ever, will have to defend the made-in-China label and is likely to face questions about trade and investment policies at an Asia-Pacific summit this week. REUTERS/Aly Song

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4. He Chunlin works at a label manufacturing factory in Dongguan, southern China's Guangdong province January 25, 2008. China's gross domestic product growth will probably slow to 10.8 percent this year from 11.4 percent in 2007 as the government implements a relatively tight monetary policy, the leading government think-tank has forecast. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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5. Labourers work at an under-construction chemical factory in Huai'an, Jiangsu province, March 2, 2008. REUTERS/Patty Chen

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6. A job seeker looks for work at the near deserted Xintiandi employment centre, in Songgang town, Shenzhen January 22, 2010.

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7. Labourers filter out stones from cinder at a workshop of a coal mine's coal washery in Huaibei, Anhui province March 8, 2010. This year China is targeting national coal output of 3.15 billion tonnes, a 3.3 percent increase, the country's economic planning ministry, the National Development and Reform Commmission, said in its annual economic plan on March 5. REUTERS/Stringer

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