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|25% of British visas were given to Chinese last year
Data show that in 2018, Britain issued more than 730,000 visas to Chinese citizens, accounting for 25% of the world's 2.9 million visas, an 11% increase over last year.
Among them, 588,000 visiting visas, an increase of 11%, while nearly 100,000 student visas, an increase of 13% year on year, account for about 40% of the total number of student visas in the worlD.It is not surprising, therefore, that in the streets and alleys of London, one can always look up at the faces of familiar compatriots.
So, what makes Chinese people so fond of going to Britain?
First of all, from the perspective of tourism, the brilliant history and profound cultural accumulation of the British Empire made many Chinese admire it.
The former prosperity of the Sunset Empire has left many historic sites worth visiting for future generations, such as Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and so on.
The fascinating Cambridge University by the British Museum and poet Xu Zhimo, which contains many Chinese cultural treasures such as The Motto of Women's History, has also attracted thousands of Chinese tourists to explore ancient times.
Secondly, from the perspective of studying abroad, Britain is a powerful Western Educational country with a long history.
There are more than 90 universities and more than 150 colleges, including more than 1400 majors and nearly 40,000 degrees, for Chinese students to choose freely.
Among them, Cambridge University, Oxford University, London University College, Imperial College of Technology and London School of Political Economy are among the top ten universities in the worlD.Studying here can not only get a very high gold content degree certificate, but also be baptized by the excellent academic research atmosphere, and make solid achievements in learning.
At the same time, it can also gain a broad international vision, excellent English level and good professional quality.
In addition, from a business point of view, London is the world's largest financial centre and the world's largest foreign exchange trading centre.
Data show that foreign exchange and interest rate derivatives that change hands in London every day are worth more than $1 trillion, almost three times as much as those in New York.
London is also the best start-up city in the world, attracting more venture capital than anywhere else.
In 2017, 53% of the venture capital inflows to London accounted for the whole EU region.
The unshakable position in the business sector has enabled Chinese businessmen to flock to Britain and choose to come here for business opportunities.
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