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Northeast China has the world’s lowest fertility rate

The three northeastern provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang have usually been forgotten in China’s impressive growth story over the past decade or so, while well-off coastal regions continued to bolster development. When these northeastern provinces – collectively referred to as China’s “rust belt” – do appear in national news, more often than not it’s for […]

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