Foreign companies in China are looking to hire local talent as zero-Covid policies make it difficult to find and retain expat workers. Illustration: Brian Wang
Foreign companies in China are looking to hire local talent as zero-Covid policies make it difficult to find and retain expat workers. Illustration: Brian Wang
China jobs

China’s foreign businesses adapt by looking inward for talent as zero-Covid keeps expats away

  • Even in cities without major coronavirus lockdowns, including Hong Kong, ‘trust issues’ are rife among foreigners, and the main concern is often their children
  • Foreign business groups say firms want to maintain China presence, but diminished labour pool of outside talent is expected to continue until after 20th Party Congress

Foreign companies in China are looking to hire local talent as zero-Covid policies make it difficult to find and retain expat workers. Illustration: Brian Wang
Foreign companies in China are looking to hire local talent as zero-Covid policies make it difficult to find and retain expat workers. Illustration: Brian Wang
READ FULL ARTICLE