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China opposes the many forms of trade protectionism and supports free trade, Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Sunday, amid rising anti-globalization sentiment around the world.
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With many industrial segments recovering, the Year of the Rooster promises to help the real economy shake off recent troubles and crow again
The universal second-child policy implemented early last year was a major factor in raising the number of births in China to 17.86 million last year, an increase of 7.9 percent and the highest annual number since since 2000, according to the top health authority.
When China relaxed its four-decade one-child policy at the start of 2016, there were a variety of predictions on whether the change in family planning rules would encourage enough people to have a second child.
As family sizes shrink and China’s population ages, the country will have to expend more resources and money to provide elderly citizens with everyday assistance.