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  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

InterNations – Uniting Italians living in China

Would you like to get in touch with other Italians in China? Are you in need of help and advice from your Italian compatriots? Or would you like to join other Italian expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze?

Whether you have settled as an expat in China or are still living in Italy and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations China offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Italian expats in China, coming from all corners of Italy - from Milan, over Rome to Napoli.

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    From Italy, living in Beijing
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    From Italy, living in Shanghai
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Meet other Italians at our events in China

Attend our monthly events and activities for Italians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Italians in our China expat forums.

  • Social Networking organized by three Chambers of Commerce @ Yin Bar rooftop terrace!
    3 replies
    Jul 16, 4:01 AM
    Community member

    Will there be any such events during the month of August? I would have loved to attend. Greetings today from Texas Trent

  • Beijing, I'm arriving..!
    4 replies
    Apr 4, 3:18 PM
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    Ciao! Beijing welcome you! You will love the city and a lot of friends!

  • Up for a drink?
    3 replies
    Jun 15, 2:33 PM
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    hi Elena and Giovanni: seems i am late for the message, i do like join you and we could hang around or have a drink? my work place is near wangfujing, though i am not a local either, i am here in …

Ask experienced Italian expats in China!

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Find other Italians to share your hobbies with

Find Tips and Advice on China from Italian Expats

Of course, expat living in China is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Italians is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Chinese way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Italians in China, residing in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Italians in Shanghai or Italians in Beijing.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Italian food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Chinese InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Italy in China.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our China Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get minestrone in Shanghai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for China to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Italian embassy.

From the deltas of China's two major rivers, the Huang He and Yangtze to the snowy mountains of the Tibetan provinces, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Italian expats in China.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Italians in China

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in China. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Chinese Peking duck & hot pot, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Beijing’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the traditional trading centre of the South-East provinces as well as other beautiful landmarks in China.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Italy and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Buongiorno from our Italians living in China!

  • David Thyne

    At the first Shanghai Get-Together I met several American expats. I am very grateful that they shared their experience with me.

  • Diana Anhaus-Brey

    It is just so easy to find other international people and global minds with InterNations. I didn´t know there were so many in Shanghai.

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