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This picture taken on December 24, 2013 shows performers dancing at a... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Beijing,Business,China - East Asia,Christmas,Dancing,Gala,Holiday - Event,Horizontal,Performance,Performer,Shopping,Shopping MallPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis picture taken on December 24, 2013 shows performers dancing at a Christmas gala at a shopping mall in Beijing, as Chinese businesses cash in on the commercial value of the Christian festival. Annual growth rates above 10 percent were once common during China's metamorphosis from a classic communist-style command economy to the state-private hybrid unleashed by reforms introduced by Deng Xiaoping in the late 1970s, and in the process, hundreds of millions of Chinese were lifted out of poverty as the economy enjoyed a decades-long boom. AFP PHOTO/GOH CHAI HIN (Photo credit should read GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images)