Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Hong Kong’s Newspaper of Record Calls for Beijing to Boost Chinese Birthrates

The South China Morning Post has published an opinion piece calling for China to confront "demographic reality" and adopt concerted measures to boost birthrates. The...

Only 10% of Beijing Residents Opt for Second Child

A new survey claims that only 10% of Beijing residents are deciding to have a second child following the relaxation of China's family planning...

China’s Urban Population Rate Hit 57.4% at the End of 2016

The latest official data indicates that China's urban population surpassed 57% of the total as of the end of last year. Figures released by China's...

Top Demographer Claims China’s Population Estimates Overblown

A demographic expert from one of China's leading universities claims that the official figures for the country's total population and average birth rate are...

Has India Overtaken China in Demographic Terms?

A demographic researcher from the University of Wisconsin-Madison claims that China may no longer be the world's most populous nation-state, after the government grossly...

Ageing Population Will Drag on China’s Economy Before Decade’s End

New research from Standard Chartered says that China's ageing population will create a major challenge for economic growth by the end of the decade,...

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Chinese Central Bank Hails Eradication of P2P Lending, “Orderly Disposal” of High-risk Financial Institutions

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has highlighted the removal of all of the country's P2P lending platforms in 2020 as part...

NDRC Flags Active Fiscal Policy, Increased Spending on New Infrastructure in 2021

China's chief planning authority has outlined a raft of its policy intentions for 2021, as the national economy continues to recover from...

China’s GDP Breaches 100 Trillion Yuan Threshold after Posting 2.3% Growth in 2020, Disposable Income up 4.7%

Official data points to growth of over 2% in Chinese GDP in 2020 despite the adverse economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic....

China Bans Banks from Selling Depository Products via Third Party Online Platforms

Beijing has issued a new directive which further steps up pressure on the sale of depository products via online fintech platforms, after...