An elderly couple carrying vegetables ride a tricycle along a street in Beijing. China will be one of the fastest-ageing societies in the coming decades. Photo: Reuters
Laura He
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Across The Border by Laura He

China’s ‘silver’ economy offers promising outlook for services sector

China risks getting old before getting rich, but tomorrow’s “silver generation” may have higher consumer spending on services

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An elderly couple carrying vegetables ride a tricycle along a street in Beijing. China will be one of the fastest-ageing societies in the coming decades. Photo: Reuters
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