Suzhou among top 10 mainland cities favored by expats

Apr 21, 2017|By Tong Wangyue

China’s 10 most attractive cities for foreign workers were announced by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs at the 15th Conference on International Exchange for Professionals.

They are Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Nanjing and Changchun. Suzhou is on the top 10 list for the sixth straight year. The ranking takes into account the city’s talent policy, living conditions and working environment.

The number of expat professionals in Suzhou has been rising steadily in recent years to a total of over 13,000. They include five experts hired through the country’s Thousand Talents Program and 28 experts hired through the province’s Thousand Talents Scheme.

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