CACN – IRCC & China Profile - Nov 16, 2020

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Environment

Epidemiologic

International outbound travel

International inbound travel

China Network Operations Overview

Staffing Impact

Current Situation

Typical # of CBS at Mission

Mainland China: 30
Hong Kong: 8

Current # of CBS at Mission

Mainland China: 27
Hong Kong: 8

Typical # of LES at Mission

Mainland China: 131
Hong Kong: 52

Current # of LES at Mission

Mainland China: 113Footnote *
Hong Kong: 51Footnote **

Engagement

Temporary Resident Visas

Permanent Resident Visas

Operations Impact

Integrated Network:

Centralized Network (CN)

VACs

Year 2016 2017 2018 2019
China network PR admissions 17,308 15,396 15,261 12,604
China network TR applications received
Year 2016 2017 2018 2019
TRV 446,263 533,048 614,636 341,555
SP 36,098 37,105 35,134 31,431
WP 3,858 3,881 4,312 4,603

Temporary Resident applications (TRV, SP & WP, no extensions/visitor records)

Intake Channels
Type VAC & Paper - YTD eApp - YTD Total - YTD % eApp - YTD
2019 2020 Change 2019 2020 Change 2019 2020 Change 2019 2020 Change
TRV 68.6k 10.0k -85% 26.6k 10.7k -80% 95.2k 20.8k -78% 28% 52% +24%
SP 5,293 458 -91% 3,469 4443 +28% 8.8k 4.9k -44% 40% 91% +51%
WP 751 130 -83% 877 1411 +61% 1628 1541 -5% 54% 92% +38%
TR 74.6k 10.6k -88% 31.0k 16.6k -48% 105.6k 27.2k -74% 29% 61% +32%
Approval Rate
Type Total - YTD
Year 2019 2020 Change
TRV 85% 78% -7%
SP 82% 66% -16%
WP 84% 83% -2%
TR 85% 77% -7%

Canada-China Relations

Mainland China

Hong Kong SAR

Region

North Asia

Country

China

Top Source Country

Yes

Top Source Country LOB

Hong Kong - EC / FC Mainland China - SP / TRV

Visa Required

Yes

Biometrics Required

Yes

Panel Physicians

Available

Passport

Mainland China: Passports issued for essential travel which includes studying and working abroad.
Hong Kong: Available

Photos

Mainland China: Available / Hong Kong: Available

Educations Documents

Mainland China: Limited availability / Hong Kong: Available

Police Certificate

Mainland China: Available / Hong Kong: Available with long delays

Missions

Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong

Top Office

Yes

Top Office LOB

EC / FC / SP / TRV

Office Status

Normal operations

Typical # at CBS at Mission

38

# of CBS Left @ Mission

36 (17 CBS Beijing, 5 Shanghai, 5 Guangzhou, 8 Hong Kong)

# of CBS Evacuated

24

Typical # of LES @ Mission

183 (131 Mainland China, 52 HK)

VACs

11/11 Open Mainland China, 1/1 Open HK

Risk Level

Low

Local Movement Restrictions

Moderate

Health Care Viability

Viable

Local Conditions

Stable

Air Travel

Partial Airspace Closure / Limited flights

Quarantine for Incoming Travellers

Yes

Request by MPMs / Aa for Staff to Return

FSD64 Lifted

Country population

1,400.17 million

Gross Domestic Product (2019)

$18,605.48 billion

GDP per capita (2019)

$13,287.98

Human Development Index (2019)

0.758

Net Migration Rate (2020)

-0.4 migrant(s)/1,000 population

Median Country Age

38.4 years

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