Daily Memo: Chinese Birthrates, Moldovan Gas Supplies

Chinese births hit a record low last year.

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Population problem. Birthrates in China dropped to just 8.5 per 1,000 people in 2020, a record low for the country, according to new data from the National Bureau of Statistics. This is despite China’s relaxation of tight population controls such as the infamous “one-child policy.” However, birthrate figures from 2011-17 were revised upward modestly. This […]

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