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China Bets on Productivity Over Population to Drive Its Economy

  • Growth model needs to shift as population peaks before 2025
  • Urbanization, productivity gains could help support economy
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WATCH: China’s population continued to grow to 1.412 billion people in 2020, even as new births fell to their lowest in almost 60 years amid the #Covid19 pandemic. @LucilleLiu explains(Source: Quicktake)

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