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Beibu Gulf Square in Beihai, China

Pros and Cons of Living in China

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Nov 27, 2021

Summary: Pros and Cons of Living in China. Expats, Retirees and Digital Nomads talk about the pros and cons of living in China

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What are the pros and cons of living in China?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in China responded:

"Likes - Climate is great. Busy, dynamic city. Great public transport. Food range and quality is very good. Excellent links to other cities (HSR, Airlines) Dislikes - Cost of housing, lack of services aimed at foreigners/expats, poor traffic enforcement, allowing ebikes on the footpath," added another expat in Shenzhen.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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