China: Social insurance programme to cover foreigners

July 2011
Asia Insurance Review;Jul2011, p43
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plans of the government of China to expand the country's Social Insurance Law to include foreign employees. It is reported that, starting from July 2011 all the foreign employees will be covered under the same social insurance benefits as Chinese nationals under the law. It is reported that, the new law specifies that all workers will have the right to five forms of insurance including, basic endowment insurance, basic medical insurance, and work injury insurance.


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