A pedestrian walks through the Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on March 20, 2020. The foreign population in Shanghai has dropped by 22 per cent over the past decade Photo: Bloomberg
A pedestrian walks through the Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on March 20, 2020. The foreign population in Shanghai has dropped by 22 per cent over the past decade Photo: Bloomberg
Adam Dunnett
Opinion

Opinion

Adam Dunnett

Three reasons China is losing its allure for the foreign business community

  • Amid the rising costs of raising a family and political factors that are eroding positive perceptions, Covid-19 restrictions have piled on the difficulties
  • Yet, an exodus of foreigners would only remove some of the strongest forces that help to keep a worsening situation stable

A pedestrian walks through the Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on March 20, 2020. The foreign population in Shanghai has dropped by 22 per cent over the past decade Photo: Bloomberg
A pedestrian walks through the Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai on March 20, 2020. The foreign population in Shanghai has dropped by 22 per cent over the past decade Photo: Bloomberg
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