Subsidies aim to encourage more births

Couples incentivized to have kids to offset country’s aging population

10 million yuan Expected subsidies offered to families who have newborn babies in Panzhihua this year

By HUANG ZHILING in Chengdu huangzhiling@chinadaily.com.cn
CHINA


Subsidies for newborn babies have contributed to the birth of second and third children in the city of Panzhihua, Sichuan province. In July 2021, Panzhihua became the first city in the country to offer a monthly 500-yuan ($71) subsidy to a family with...

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