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A crane operator looks onto a floor filled with steel products as he takes a break on a perch at a warehouse run by the Shanghai Yirong Trading Company Ltd in Shanghai, China on 10 April 2009. China is world's largest steel producer and consumer, its seemingly insatiable appetite for raw material to fuel its economic growth has been the most important reason behind the recent commodities boom and wealth accumulated by western mining companies.
A crane operator looks onto a floor filled with steel products as he takes a break on a perch at a warehouse run by the Shanghai Yirong Trading Company Ltd in Shanghai, China on 10 April 2009. China is world's largest steel producer and consumer, its seemingly insatiable appetite for raw material to fuel its economic growth has been the most important reason behind the recent commodities boom and wealth accumulated by western mining companies.