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Chinese county to give cash handouts to couples to have babies

A county in western China will give cash subsidies to couples to have children, the latest push to encourage more births in a country where the population is set to decline in coming years

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China | Birth rate | Aging population

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Babies, Kids, new-born baby
Families with three children in Linze county in Gansu province will be able to receive 5,000 yuan ($777) in a lump sum payment when the third child is born, as well as 10,000 yuan a year before the kid reaches three years old, the local government said.

A county in western will give cash subsidies to couples to have children, the latest push to encourage more births in a country where the population is set to decline in coming years.

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First Published: Fri, September 17 2021. 01:48 IST

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