Go with the flow

“Getting business executives and their families in and out of China has been extremely difficult since the global pandemic began”


Ker Gibbs, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, tells the Financial Times that tough border and quarantine controls in China have triggered an outflow of expat professionals. A survey of AmCham members showed 70% had difficulty attracting and retaining foreign talent. Gibbs is himself leaving, as is his counterpart Alan Beebe, president of AmCham in Beijing.

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