Marcus recently argued that China’s demography will stop it rising to become the economic super-power it was expected to be.  Earlier this year I did a review of Mei Fong’s recently released book ‘One Child‘ which discusses the wide-ranging impact of China’s one child policy.  Today, I recommend to you this interview with Mei Fong, author and former Wall Street Journal Chinese Correspondent, by CCTV America.  It is a great summary of the broad demographic problems facing China from her perspective.

Shannon Roberts

Shannon Roberts is co-editor of MercatorNet's blog on population issues, Demography is Destiny. While she has a background as a barrister, writing has been a life-long passion and she has contributed...