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New family planning rule to create mini baby boom

By Shan Juan | China Daily | Updated: 2013-12-24 07:14

Up to 20 million Chinese couples eligible for second child under proposed changes

The suggested relaxation of the family planning policy is expected to bring China roughly 13 million more babies in five or six years, top demographers said.

The Communist Party of China decided last month to relax the rules by allowing couples to have a second child if one of the parents is an only child. Previously, a husband and wife were both required to be single children if they wanted a second child.

New family planning rule to create mini baby boom

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