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Tuesday, October 26 2021 - 11:36
AsiaNet
2021 Hainan Free Trade Port Worldwide Talent Attraction Program was launched
HAIKOU, China, October 25, 2021 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

October 24th, aiming to recruit talents from over 1000 higher education 
institutions, students and scholars associations, social groups, and 
organizations, in China and abroad, the highest annual pay for the first batch 
of over 36,000 positions that have been released is more than $350,000, 
according to Publicity Department of Hainan Party Committee.

Zhang Jinan, Head of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of 
China, says that the 2021 Hainan Free Trade Port Worldwide Talent Attraction 
Program, co-hosted by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of 
China and the People's Government of Hainan Province, is to recruit talents of 
all fields from around the world to meet the urgent needs of Hainan Free Trade 
Port. The recruitment is from October 2021 to June 2022, focusing on pillar 
industries with Hainan characteristics, strategic and emerging industries, and 
high-tech and cutting-edge industries, especially the three major industries -- 
tourism, modern services industries, and high-tech industries. 

Since the Master Plan for the Construction of Hainan Free Trade Port was 
released and started to be implemented in 2020, the main economic indicators of 
Hainan Province, including GDP of Hainan, fixed assets investment, total retail 
sales of consumer goods, have witnessed rapid growth. Xu Qifang, Head of the 
Organization Department of Hainan Party Committee, says that Hainan has 
introduced 260,000 talents since June 2020, a year-on-year increase of 391% 
compared with that before the release of the Master Plan.

Xu Qifang adds that Hainan has issued a series of favorable policies in 
taxation, household registration, house purchase, car purchase, schooling 
support for children, and heathcare since 2018 to attract talents. To 
facilitate overseas talents to work in Hainan, Hainan has made 38 types of 
professional qualification examinations available to overseas talents including 
registered architect qualification and licensed pharmacist qualifcation, and 
has recognized 219 professional qualifications acquired overseas. Regarding 
taxation, the high-end talents and talents urgently needed in Hainan work in 
Hainan will only be taxed at a rate up to 15% for their actual tax burden of 
the individual income tax, if their actual tax rate is higher than 15%.

In terms of healthcare, Hainan spends 3,000 to 10,000 yuan to purchase 
commercial health insurance for groups for every high-end talent working full 
time in Hainan. In addition, Hainan implements many attractive talents-related 
programs. Those teams rated as "Hainan Excellent Talents Teams" will be granted 
10 to 30 million yuan as the construction fund.

Shen Xiaoming, Secretary of Hainan Provincial Party Committee, says that it is 
now a critical period when Hainan is deepening the program and operating up in 
all-round way and constructing the free trade port. Hainan has a favorable 
environment for talents and looks forward to embracing talents from all over 
the world to make the best use of their talents.

Source: Publicity Department of Hainan Party Committee. 

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