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08/05/2013 02:43 pm ET Updated Oct 05, 2013

China Could Loose One-Child Policy (VIDEO)

China may be about to propose a major reform to its one-child policy.

An official at China's National Health and Family Planning Commission told Xinhua news agency that the country is currently considering allowing couples to have a second child if at least one of the parents has no siblings. A Chinese economist at Bank of America calculated that such a reform would result in 9.5 million additional births per year.

HuffPost Live's Ahmed Shihab-Eldin explains.

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