International resources


Major industries/sectors include: services, mining, chemicals, consumer products including electronics, telecommunications equipment, textiles, textiles, manufacturing, engineering, petroleum, transportation and IT.

Companies within China can be classified into 4 main types, which all have a very different culture.

  • State-owned enterprises - eg Bank of China
  • Foreign-invested companies - eg Microsoft
  • Privately-owned enterprises - eg Alibaba
  • Hybrid-type companies - private/publicly-owned or joint-venture state-owned/foreign-invested

Further resources
Gradlink China
Jobs employers and case studies.
Study Abroad: China (Prospects)
Gives brief information on the higher education system, entry requirements, fees and funding, exchanges, and visas.
Studying Abroad: China (Targetpostgrad)
Gives an overview of the higher education system, courses, application procedures, fees and scholarships, exchange programmes, issues regarding recognition of qualifications in the UK, and visa requirements.
Working Abroad: China (Prospects)
Gives brief information on: job market, vacancy sources, work experience, volunteering, and visas and immigration.
Working Abroad: China (Targetjobs)
Gives information on: the job market, applying for jobs, vacancy sources, getting work experience, visa information, and living in the country.