The growth rate of qualified specialists, who return to China, exceeds the growth rate of those, who go abroad for good. The trend shows that in five years more talents will come to China than leave the country, say Chinese experts, Renmin Ribao (People’s Daily) Online reports on October 27.
The transformation from the country of exporting talents to the country which attracts talents will provide China with vitality which is necessary to create a new type of country, the newspaper writes.
According to statistics, the total number of Chinese students going abroad for studies in 2016 was 545,000, while the number of those who returned home after completing their studies overseas was 433,000. The gap between students who returned after studying overseas, and those students, who did not come back, is declining every year. More than 80% of graduates return to China to occupy leading positions in education, science, economy, and culture.
China is firmly ranked first in exporting students to study abroad and actively participates in recruiting international personnel. According to the research by the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne (Switzerland), China is ranked first in employment among the world’s 63 most developed economies.
The country is becoming very attractive to bringing highly qualified specialists, in other words, it becomes “a magnet for talents“.
Experts note that the observed trend in reverse population migration is one of the largest in the history of modern China.
The 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China, which ended October 24, announced that by 2020 the building of a moderately prosperous society would be completed in China.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency