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Introduction

  • Paul Ross
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Abstract

The unprecedented growth in commercial activity and corresponding increase in the number of Chinese enterprises that have expanded their presence in markets overseas has created new employment opportunities for non-Chinese staff and the number of foreigners who work for Chinese corporate entities has grown exponentially. As reference, over 15,000 workers employed by the Chinese National Petroleum Corporation in Africa are local hires; 20,000 local employees staff Huawei’s offices overseas and the company plans to add 5,000 staff in Europe alone over the next five years. These references, and others like them, form the outline for a new chapter in the history of foreigners employed by Chinese that is just now unfolding and illuminate a trend that will become even more prevalent and relevant as Chinese companies expand, acquire, and hire in countries around the world.

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  • Paul Ross
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  1. 1.Boynton BeachUSA

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