China's three-child policy is unlikely to aid slow population growth- Fitch

in June 29th, 2021

FILE PHOTO: Children play next to adults at a park in Beijing, China June 1, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Reuters) - Fitch Ratings said on Monday that China's three-child policy is unlikely to aid slow population growth and that the rating agency does not expect the new population policy to boost births significantly.

Moody's Investors Service said earlier this month that the policy allowing couples to have up to three children could support fertility but was unlikely to dramatically change China's birthrate.