How will China mitigate its ageing problem?

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The benefits of having a large population and work force have been the largest driving force for China’s economic growth over the past three decades. But that advantage is being phased out as the country fights an uphill battle to reboot its economy.

More than one third of China’s population will be past the age of 60 by 2050. That’s an issue the fifth plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China will examine as it considers its 13th five-year plan. How will the party members address the ageing problem during the upcoming session? CCTV’s Ge Yunfei talks to leading experts about their expectations. 

How will China mitigate its ageing problem?

How will China mitigate its ageing problem?

The benefits of having a large population and work force have been the largest driving force for China's economic growth over the past three decades. But that advantage is being phased out as the country fights an uphill battle to reboot its economy. More than one third of China's population will be past the age of 60 by 2050. That's an issue the fifth plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China will examine as it considers its 13th five-year plan. How will the party members address the ageing problem during the upcoming session. CCTV's Ge Yunfei talks to leading experts about their expectations.
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