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This picture taken on December 7, 2016 shows a worker operating a machine producing fake "branches" in Sun Xudan's artificial Christmas tree factory in Yiwu. With Christmas looming, it's crunch time in the Chinese manufacturing hub of Yiwu, which has earned a reputation as Santa's "real" workshop. / AFP / Johannes EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

This picture taken on December 7, 2016 shows a worker operating a machine producing fake "branches" in Sun Xudan's artificial Christmas tree factory in Yiwu.   
With Christmas looming, it's crunch time in the Chinese manufacturing hub of Yiwu, which has earned a reputation as Santa's "real" workshop. / AFP / Johannes EISELE        (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)