The past 30 years witnessed a fast expansion of foreigners coming to live in this country. Yet those who hold the Chinese green cards make up a very small part of the group. Obtaining a Chinese green card for a non-Chinese is more difficult compare to a Chinese national get a green card in many other countries. Now, China planning to change it！
According to UN, few than 10,000 foreigners have a green card, in contrast, US issued more than 1,000,000 green cards each year. In 2016, China join the IOM (International Organization for Migration), among that shows China’s determination to attrct global talents.
Lately, China had upgrade its green held by foreign residents, then embedded it with chip that allowed the holders to buy train and flight tickets online, and jion a social assurance.
The World Insight Studio inviting Dr. Wang Huiyao, a Counselor of Chinese State Council and a president of Center for China and Globalization(CCG), and Mark Levine, a professor of Minzu University of China, to discuss the topics related with green cards, such as: equal opportunity, equal pay for foreign and local workers; National strategy to attract more foreign talent; inclusive system for convenience of foreigner’s daily life and etc.
From CNTN， April, 2017
To literally no one’s surprise, Shanghai has once again topped yet another ranking of the most attractive places in China for expats to live and work.
The Blue Book of Regional Talent, published Monday by independent Beijing-based think tank the Center for China and Globalization (CCG), alongside the Institute of Development Studies at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, establishes a six-part evaluation index that ranks China’s cities and regions for foreigner-friendliness.
With high-end workers leaving and insufficient high-end foreign personnel, China lags behind the world in attracting an international workforce and urgently needs to take action to solve the problem, a report has found.