Young Chinese soldiers perform burial duties of 280 biodegradable urns during a collective eco-burial ceremony at the cemetery of Tianjin on July 20, 2010. The patented urns in China, are designed to contribute to the protection of the environment as space at cemeteries has become a serious issue in a country which has 1/5 of the world's population and has a death rate of up to 10 million a year. Photo: Imagechina
Jennifer Li
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Across The Border by Jennifer Li

Analysts are raving about this one industry in China that has no overcapacity problem

The business of providing funerals and other death services to China’s ageing population is set for profitable growth

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Young Chinese soldiers perform burial duties of 280 biodegradable urns during a collective eco-burial ceremony at the cemetery of Tianjin on July 20, 2010. The patented urns in China, are designed to contribute to the protection of the environment as space at cemeteries has become a serious issue in a country which has 1/5 of the world's population and has a death rate of up to 10 million a year. Photo: Imagechina
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