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More rich Chinese choose investment immigration

posted Jun 25, 2011, 11:24 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jun 27, 2011, 10:53 PM ]
By Yin Mingzhe (
Updated: 2011-06-14 17:09

More than 6,000 people from the Chinese mainland received immigration visas from the United States, Canada and Australia in 2010, the Beijing News reported Tuesday.

The number of Chinese people who emigrate and receive visas from other countries if they can show they possess a specified amount of investments funds has been increasing in recent years. A survey showed that 27 percent of those who hold investable assets of more than 100 million yuan ($15.42 million) have already emigrated, and those who are considering emigration account for 47 percent, the newspaper reported.
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