International Removals To Shanghai | Moving To Shanghai

International Removals To Shanghai | Moving To Shanghai

Are You Moving To Shanghai & Looking For A Removals Company?


Are you planning on moving to Shanghai? It is the largest city in the world and the gateway to China’s vast economy and a leading financial centre. Often called the “Paris of the East”.  It is positioned on the Yangtze River with one of the largest ports in the world. Most expats who move to Shanghai usually join the many international companies in industries such as banking, engineering, sales and marketing.

Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Shanghai

Property prices in the centre of Shanghai are very expensive. If you do not speak Mandarin it would be advisable to enlist the services of a Chinese real estate agent to help you find some suitable accommodation.

The average cost of purchasing property is currently 100,000.00 ¥ (£11,233) per square metre in the centre of the city and towards the outskirts of the city this drops to 47,300 ¥ (£5,313).

The following site has a selection of accommodation:

Schools if moving to Shanghai

Shanghai students, including migrant children, scored highest in every aspect (math, reading and science) in the world. There are a number of international schools in Shanghai and most will follow the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. However, standard courses feature local culture and will also teach either Mandarin or Cantonese, although English is the primary language used.

The following site will help you find an international school:

Local Information

When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting. A quick visit to the following website can help you on your way. Simply visit


Transport around Shanghai is convenient tt has the worlds largest public transport system. It boasts fourteen subway lines across the city. The ferry service provides direct links between Pudong New District and Puxi Area and across the Huangpu River. There are also plenty of taxis and city buses. The following sight will help you plan your journeys:

Currency Conversion If Moving To Shanghai

The official currency in China is the Renminbi (RMB). It is often referred to as the Yuan or Kuài, an informal word for money.

When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm. Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account.

International Removals To Shanghai

This item is brought to you by the international removals storage and shipping company serving Shanghai and the surrounding area.

If you are looking to move to Shanghai. White & Company have been providing an International removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of FIDI  and Omni.

White & Company also provide specialist removal services when moving in Europe and all international destinations. We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home.

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