A man walks through New York’s Chinatown district on July 11, 2014. Census Bureau data at the time showed Chinese people made up the second-largest foreign-born group in New York after immigrants from the Dominican Republic, with the Chinese community growing by 34 per cent in the previous decade to the Dominicans’ 3 per cent. Photo: AFP
A man walks through New York’s Chinatown district on July 11, 2014. Census Bureau data at the time showed Chinese people made up the second-largest foreign-born group in New York after immigrants from the Dominican Republic, with the Chinese community growing by 34 per cent in the previous decade to the Dominicans’ 3 per cent. Photo: AFP
Andrei Lungu
Opinion

Opinion

Andrei Lungu

China must become an immigration magnet if it wants to overtake the US

  • Most of China’s immigration measures have short-term goals, while the US has proven it can attract and retain talent from across the globe
  • Given the challenges of changing policies and mindsets, Beijing should in the meantime tap into the power of its women to reinvigorate the nation

A man walks through New York’s Chinatown district on July 11, 2014. Census Bureau data at the time showed Chinese people made up the second-largest foreign-born group in New York after immigrants from the Dominican Republic, with the Chinese community growing by 34 per cent in the previous decade to the Dominicans’ 3 per cent. Photo: AFP
A man walks through New York’s Chinatown district on July 11, 2014. Census Bureau data at the time showed Chinese people made up the second-largest foreign-born group in New York after immigrants from the Dominican Republic, with the Chinese community growing by 34 per cent in the previous decade to the Dominicans’ 3 per cent. Photo: AFP
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