Xinhua reported on February 10th that China’s Ministry of Education will implement a “Study in China Program” and receive 100,000 American students to study in China.
The number of foreign students in China is constantly growing. In 1998, 43,000 foreign students studied in China; in 2002, the foreign students increased to 86,000. By 2005, there were up to 140,000 foreign students, from more than 190 countries and regions, studying in China.
Source: Xinhua, February 10, 2010