Investors eyeing healthcare market for elderly in China

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China’s ageing population is estimated to top half a billion by 2050. No wonder investors are jumping into the aged care market, but challenges abound including polarized development, unprofitable operations and lagging legislation.

China’s aged care market is expected to double by 2020, but its needs are complex. The gap between China’s youngest region Ningxia and its oldest region Shanghai is 33 years. Private investment focuses on the top end, while the government is pushing heavily into the lower end market.

With more investments and a holistic regulatory approach, growing old with grace does not mean emptying one’s retirement funds. That’s when China’s “grey yuan” economy will really come of age.

CCTV’s Cheng Lei reports.

Investors eyeing healthcare market for elderly in China

Investors eyeing healthcare market for elderly in China

China's ageing population is estimated to top half a billion by 2050. No wonder investors are jumping into the aged care market, but challenges abound including polarized development, unprofitable operations and lagging legislation.


Einar Tangen on China’s ageing problem

CCTV America’s Phillip TK Yin spoke with Einar Tangen. He is a current affairs commentator.

Einar Tangen on China's ageing problem

Einar Tangen on China's ageing problem

CCTV America's Phillip TK Yin spoke with Einar Tangen. He is a current affairs commentator.