Better pensions proposed for top overseas talent in China
A proposal to improve the pension system for top overseas talent in China could enhance China’s competitiveness in keeping them long term, Chinese observers said. [Special coverage]
Dou Xiankang, president of Wuhan University and also a deputy of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), submitted a motion to the first session of the 13th NPC as China’s universities and research institutes have been attracting a great deal of high level talent through the country’s programs such as the “The Recruitment Program of Global Experts” which started in 2008.
However, global talents face unequal treatment – restricted access to the country’s pension fund as the country’s pension system undergoes gradual reforms. The situation has affected the country’s competitiveness in attracting talent from overseas, said the motion, news site the paper.cn reported on Tuesday.
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