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An Iraqi craftsman prepares to heat up metal at a workshop in a market in Baghdad on December 2, 2014. The International Monetary Fund said in its October World Economic Outlook that Iraq's gross domestic product is forecast to shrink by 2.7 percent this year, down from the 5.9 percent growth it forecast in April.

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An Iraqi craftsman prepares to heat up metal at a workshop in a market in Baghdad on Tuesday

Workers chat while they break up part of an old ship for scrap metal near Tanjung Priok port, Indonesia's largest seaport, in Jakarta September 22, 2014.

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Workers chat while they break up part of an old ship for scrap metal near Tanjung Priok port, Indonesia’s largest seaport, in Jakarta

A worker operates in the blast furnace at ArcelorMittal's steel plant in Ostrava, Czech Republic. ArcelorMittal, the world's biggest steelmaker, said steel shipments will rise 1 percent to 2 percent this year compared with an earlier forecast of 2 percent in May.

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A worker operates in the blast furnace at ArcelorMittal‘s steel plant in Ostrava, Czech Republic. ArcelorMittal, the world’s biggest steelmaker, said shipments of the metal would rise 1 per cent to 2 per cent this year compared with an earlier forecast in May of 2 per cent.

People lift weights as they train at the Kachalka outdoor gym on the banks of river Dniper in Kiev. The impromptu gym, established in the 1970s and now containing around 200 makeshift training machines mostly made from scrap metal, has enjoyed popularity with inhabitants of the Ukrainian capital for more than 40 years.

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People lift weights as they train at the Kachalka outdoor gym on the banks of the river Dniper in Kiev. The impromptu gym, established in the 1970s and now containing about 200 makeshift training machines mostly made from scrap metal, has enjoyed popularity with inhabitants of the Ukrainian capital for more than 40 years.