Japan is the leading market in attracting Vietnamese workers
04/01/2019 15:32 GMT + 7
In 2018, the total number of Vietnamese employees working abroad was 142,860, of which the Japanese market was leading with nearly 69,000 employees. Vietnamese workers “open door” to work in the Japanese market. Recruiting 500 Vietnamese workers for technical internships in Japan.
Japan is the leading market in attracting Vietnamese workers.
The Japanese market will attract many Vietnamese workers in the coming time. Illustration. Source: VNA
According to the Overseas Labor Management Department (Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs), in 2018, the total number of Vietnamese employees working abroad is 142,860 (50,292 female workers), 30% higher than the 2018 plan, of which leading is the Japanese market with nearly 69,000 employees.
According to statistics, the number of trainees has increased rapidly every year. In 2013, for the first time, workers sent to Japan exceeded 10,000 people / year; in 2015 it was over 30,000 people and in 2017 it was over 54,000 people. The total number of Vietnamese workers practicing in Japan is about 126,000 people. Vietnam has surpassed China to become a country with the largest number of dispatches per year and the number of trainees in Japan is the largest among the 15 sending countries.
Entering 2019, the number of workers going to work in Japan is expected to continue to increase due to the revised Immigration Management bill officially passed by the Japanese Senate and will take effect from April. / 2019. With the new bill, Japan is estimated to receive 345,000 foreign workers in the next 5 years. The bill is opening up more job opportunities in Japan for Vietnamese workers.
According to Ms. Tran Thi Van Ha, Head of Communication Department of the Overseas Labor Management Department, according to the content of the law, in the short term, Japan will accept foreign workers in 14 industries: Construction, shipbuilding / industry ship, agriculture, nursing, accommodation, food / beverage manufacturing, restaurant, fishery, building sanitation, forging industry, electrical / electronics / information industry, maintenance / repair auto and aviation repair.
In 2018, after the Japanese market, the labor receiving markets in Vietnam include: Taiwan with more than 60,000 employees, South Korea: 6,538 employees, Saudi Arabia: 1,920 employees, Rumania: 1,319 employees. Labor, Malaysia: 1,102 employees, Algeria: 1,014 workers, Kuwait: 794 workers and other markets./.
Source: Vietnam News Agency