Latest numbers show 7,500 Mongolians working in Czech Republic
Tuesday, 19 February 2008
The number of Mongolians working
in the Czech Republic has increased almost four-fold in the past two
Recent employment figures from
the Czech Republic indicate, as of June, 2007 there were 7,515 Mongolians
working in the Czech Republic. Two years earlier that figure held at
Foreign workers began entering
the Czech work force following its joining the European Union. In recent
years, as the Czech economy has grown quickly, coupled with its own
low unemployment rates, workers from Asia have begun entering the country
to find work.
Besides Mongolians, recently
released figures showed nearly 51,000 Vietnamese have been granted residence
permits by the Czech government. Also, there is now an increased number
of workers from India and Uzbekistan entering the Czech Republic.
Czech officials have said there
are recruiters working in foreign countries demanding many thousands
of dollars to find work for foreigners in the Czech Republic. New regulations
by the government will seek to end such practices.
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