“Mea­sures to boost the fer­til­ity rate should only be taken af­ter we see what the fer­til­ity rate is when there is com­plete free­dom to have chil­dren, but so far I haven’t seen any sign the gov­ern­ment plans to fully lift the birth con­trol pol­icy.”

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Zhang Juwei, deputy director of the China Pop­u­la­tion As­so­ci­a­tion, sug­gest­ing the gov­ern­ment al­low peo­ple the free­dom to de­cide how many chil­dren they have be­fore launch­ing any poli­cies to en­cour­age peo­ple to have a sec­ond child, in a re­cent in­ter­view with Newschina’s Chi­nese edi­tion.

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