Obtaining the right to reside in China for most professionals is difficult under current laws. Photo: AFP Obtaining the right to reside in China for most professionals is difficult under current laws. Photo: AFP
Obtaining the right to reside in China for most professionals is difficult under current laws. Photo: AFP
James Liang
Opinion

Opinion

James Liang

China needs more, not fewer, immigrants if it wants long-term growth and prosperity

  • China’s current ‘green card’ system is more of an obstacle than an opportunity for foreigners looking to settle in the world’s second largest economy
  • Proposed new threshold for permanent residency should be lowered if China wants to foster innovation and tackle its ageing population

Obtaining the right to reside in China for most professionals is difficult under current laws. Photo: AFP Obtaining the right to reside in China for most professionals is difficult under current laws. Photo: AFP
Obtaining the right to reside in China for most professionals is difficult under current laws. Photo: AFP
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