Interview with H.E. Madam Yang Yanyi, Ambassador of China 2005-09-21


China has been mobilizing resources to meet the demands of HCB. Since 1998, the percentage of funds allotted to education by the Central Government has witnessed 1% increase annually. In 2003, the fund for education was US$ 43 billion, 3.4% of the GDP.

-- China has been actively broadening various cooperation channels with other countries to advance HCB. Since 1978, some 700,000 Chinese students have studied in more than 100 countries and regions, among whom 170,000 have returned to China after finishing their studies. Meanwhile, China has received more than 400,000 students from 170 countries and regions. Since 1978, China has employed 824,000 foreign experts and sent 378,000 technicians or managers to study abroad.


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