China birth rate set to continue decline this year – China Daily

FILE PHOTO: Infants undergo a daily medical examination at a maternal and child health care hospital in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s birth rate is set to decline further this year as well as over the next few years, despite the country’s 2016 move to relax its controversial “one-child policy”, the China Daily newspaper said on Thursday, citing population experts. Though China’s birthrate hit its highest level since 2000 in 2016, it fell […]

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