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China’s Expat Makeup: It’s Evolving, Not Shrinking
Zone(s): China ¦ Sector(s): Expats
[25 June 2014. by China Briefing] Op-Ed Commentary by Chris Devonshire-Ellis: There has been much commentary made over the state of China’s expatriate market recently, with suggestions that it is shrinking. The number of expats in China is a notoriously difficult subject to pin down, not in the least because it is often so subjective. Many blogs will only factor in “Western” expats, since the status of Hong Kong people and Taiwanese as “expats” doesn’t fit China’s own statistical modelling on the subject.