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Celebrating 40 years of education exchange

By China Daily USA| China Daily Global| Updated: Nov 29, 2019

40 years ago, China and the US restored the educational exchanges which has benefited millions.

The first group of 52 Chinese students started their journey in the US in 1979. Now in the 2018-19 school year, the number of higher education students from China in the US was 369,548, comprising 33.7 percent of the 1.09 million international students in the US.

The first group of 8 American students arrived in China in 1979 and nearly 330,000 American students have studied in China over the past 40 years.