Russia in 2018 will attract 20% fewer foreign workers

The Prime Minister ordered to reduce the number of foreign workers arriving in Russia on visa basis in the coming year by 20% compared with the 2017 year. This is stated in the message published on the website of the Cabinet.

“Signed a decree on the basis of proposals of subjects of Federation identified the need to attract foreign workers in 2018 – 140 423, accounting for 79.3% of the need identified for 2017″, – the document says.

Demand distribution by priority professional and qualification groups corresponds to an increase of overall labour market demand for skilled labor: 94.8% of the need identified for 2018, consists of qualified foreign workers.

The quota for issuing invitations for entry into Russia of foreign citizens arriving on the basis of visas approved in the amount of 140423 invitations, and in the same size – the quota for the issuance to foreign citizens of work permits.

Russia in 2018 will attract 20% fewer foreign workers 08.12.2017

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