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China's top 10 most attractive cities for talents Updated: 2023-05-18

Beijing, the capital of China, has taken the crown as the most attractive city for talents in China, China Economic Weekly reported.

Shanghai grabbed the second spot, followed by Shenzhen and Guangzhou - both from South China's Guangdong province.

Thanks to abundant economic foundation and higher strategic positioning, eastern cities continue to attract more talents, with seven in the top 10 ranking. 

Let's take a look at the top 10 most attractive cities for talents.


No 10 Changsha

A pedestrian crosses a specially designed crosswalk in Changsha, Hunan province, on April 12, 2023. The crossing is designed with pink patterns symbolizing cherry blossoms and the spring, as well as the slogan "I love Changsha" to liven up the street. Photo by YANG HUAFENG/CHINA NEWS SERVICE


No 9 Wuhan

An aerial photo shows a bullet train passing the Huanghelou (Yellow Crane Tower) scenic area in Wuhan on Feb 24. ZHU XINGXIN/CHINA DAILY


No 8 Nanjing

A view of Xuanwu Lake scenic spot in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. [Photo/VCG]


No 7 Suzhou

An aerial view of Suzhou Industrial Park in Jiangsu province. [Photo by LIU JIANWEI/FOR CHINA DAILY]


No 6 Chengdu

Employees check the automobile production line of FAW-Volkswagen in Chengdu, Sichuan province. [PHOTO/CHINA DAILY]


No 5 Hangzhou

An aerial view of the West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province on Nov 23, 2022. [Photo/IC]


No 4 Guangzhou

A view of Canton Tower in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. [Photo/VCG]


No 3 Shenzhen

Skyscrapers border a lush green landscape in Shenzhen's central business district. [Photo provided to]


No 2 Shanghai

Lujiazui, the financial center in Shanghai, forms a perfect backdrop to the Bund area. [Photo by Wang Gang/For China Daily]


No 1 Beijing

A view of the skyscrapers in Beijing's CBD area. [Photo by Sheng Peng/For China Daily]