Foreigners in Shenzhen Granted Expert Certificates
Shenzhen has 630 companies hired this year for foreign workers compared last 2009, in which foreign workers at around 23,000 people working permanently in Shenzhen and may reach up to 70,000 in a year average wherein 30 percent are engineers and technicians, and around 40 percent as executives.
2,831 foreign workers working in the city of Shenzhen which includes 1,610 in education and cultural sectors, and 1,221 in economic fields received expert certificates issued by Shenzhen. The most demanding position are for teachers, as numerous bilingual and international schools are increasing in the city. Shenzhen University alone hired 100 foreign teachers for their school.
For the past years, Shenzhen has attracted more than 500,000 foreign experts to work in the city which ranked them third among Chinese cities.