A growing number of Chinese professionals are now ditching the ''American Dream'' of working for big Western companies by choice, for home-grown firms as work permits in the US have become hard to get.

This file picture taken on November 9, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump (L) shaking hands with China's President Xi Jinping at the end of a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
This file picture taken on November 9, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump (L) shaking hands with China's President Xi Jinping at the end of a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (AFP Archive)

US President Donald Trump's tightening of a visa programme may have forced some Chinese workers to return home, but a growing number of them are now leaving the US by choice.

Hot investment and competitive salaries are among the incentives luring people back to China, where companies are now eager to utilise their overseas experience.

Journalist Samantha Vardis reports. 

Source: TRT World