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China / Over 70 per cent overseas students return home

A vast majority of Chinese studying abroad are returning back offering stiff competition for jobs to the students, who studied in local universities.

Nearly 72 per cent of overseas Chinese students have returned to China after finishing education abroad since the late 1970s, a government-backed agency said in a report.

From 1978 to 2011, about 8,18,400 Chinese students returned home after studying abroad, said the report by the Chinese Service Centre for Scholarly Exchange (CSCSE), which is administered by the Ministry of Education.

In 2011 alone, nearly 186,200 chose to return, nearly 40 per cent more than that in the previous year, said the report, adding the centre had offered services to 1,10,000 of them…

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via Over 70 per cent overseas Chinese students return home: Report – The Economic Times.

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