Relocation guide: moving to Shanghai
The Expat Guide currently has two resettlement guides available for people interested in moving to China; the Shanghai expat guide and our guide to living in Beijing.
First Let see Video on Youtube about moving to Shanghai / China
These comprehensive guides contain everything you need to get around in China and at your service to:
move efficiently in China and effectively with minimal stress.
Your New Life in China
settle into your new life quickly and easily and find the help and help you need, you are in need. Identify areas to live based on your lifestyle and budget. find the right places to meet like-minded people. find suitable schools for your children and their learning needs.
Make sure your family makes the most of their experiences abroad. Prepare yourself for the new culture in advance and avoid any cultural stone. the transition transition. reduce bureaucracy and avoid unnecessary bureaucracy.
Unlike a book, guides are regularly reviewed and updated to ensure that the information is accurate and reliable and partners that guides are written by real expatriates who live and work in China, you can rest assured that you Access the information you want from your international move as written by people who really know.
While this can seem a touch overwhelming at first, you’ll quickly become used to the hustle and bustle of the city, and will be able to seek out your own oasis of calm within it. Even this modern metropolis has plenty of hidden treasures which show off the rich heritage of the ancient Chinese culture, and offer you a wide range of sightseeing and unforgettable life experiences.
Key facts that every expat should know about Chinese People
All the contracts you have to sign in China will always have an English and Chinese version. In case of dispute, the Chinese version of the contract will take precedence, so you should always check the contracts before signing.
healthcareWhile health care in cities are readily available, some rural clinics may refuse to provide foreigners. You should check with local hospitals in advance and always make sure that you have identified an appropriate clinic in case of emergency. Many Chinese public hospitals will not accept medical insurance from abroad; you will need to find appropriate insurance in China itself. Checks / checks are generally not accepted as a valid means of payment in China. Expatriates living in China are encouraged to take photos of their property and possessions as evidence or property in case of loss or theft.
Language = Mandarin
Language: several different Chinese languages exist throughout China; 70% of the population speak Mandarin (Putonghua, on the Peking dialect), while others speak Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghaiese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese) minority. English is becoming increasingly important as a commercial language.
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The cost of living in Shanghai
The cost of living in China is something to do. It should be recalled that China is still a developing country and the standard of living of the majority of the population is very low. However, the majority of expatriates receive much higher wages from the requirements that offer the inhabitants and low tax rates proposed, which means that the expats who are based here have a higher standard of living have previously in their country of origin, origin. The cost of living in big cities in China at the 2012 survey on the cost of living of Mercer and the Chinese cities have remained some of the most expensive cities in the world in living cultures. Shanghai was named the most expensive city of China at post 16, followed by Beijing at 17 years.
For more details on living expenses you can expect to pay as expatriates in China, please refer to our Shanghai expat guide or our guide to living in Beijing.