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Chinese Healthcare Changes, Challenges
CHINA HAS become a popular market
for healthcare providers. The
demand for quality care and insurance
coverage has grown as the country
has become more affluent. The healthcare
sector as a whole has expanded 16 percent
over the past several years, and the
market for pharmaceuticals alone has
grown about 11 percent per year.1 The
healthcare system seems to be ...
China: Social Insurance for an Aging Work Force
Asian countries are experiencing an increase
in the number of elderly people relative
to the overall population. This change
can be attributed to declining fertility rates
and increasing longevity. Lesser developed
nations may find it more difficult to respond
to the needs of this growing aging population.
Amid the Asian nations, China faces a
unique situation,. The ...
China and Its Changing Dollar Policy
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao announced on January 20th that China plans to make greater use of its nearly $1.07 trillion foreign currency reserves. The plan calls for the diversification of foreign exchange reserves away from dollar-denominated assets, and the announcement has fueled speculation about the value of the dollar. China has become one of the largest holders of US dollars ...Read Full Article