The Golden Pig baby boom benefits a vast array of industries. While the baby food and medical services industries are the obvious beneficiaries, other industries ranging from consumer goods to e-commerce can also expect to fill their plates with a hefty rasher of Golden Pig consumption.The Year of the Golden Pig is already shedding its effects in the form of rising birth rates. In Beijing alone, city hospitals estimate a 20% rise this year in the number of births. According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics, an average of 1.6 million babies were born each year between 2001 and 2006, with the annual birth rate hovering at 12%. The Year of the Golden Pig and the 2008 Olympics are expected to boost the number of newborn babies to 22 million this year.Xu Peixin, the CEO of Beijing Redba-by Information Technology Limited, on the leading distributors and retailers of baby products in China, said that the company
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