Labour exports off to rip-roaring start

(VOV) -The Department of Overseas Labour (DOLAB) has revealed that Vietnam sent 8,669 guest workers to foreign markets in January, accounting for 9.13% of the target set for the entire year.

Taiwan was the nation’s largest export market, receiving 5,136 workers, followed by Japan (1,926), Malaysia (679), Saudi Arabia (437), the Republic of Korea (114), Macao (101) and other markets.

In 2015, the DOLAB has set an annual plan to send 100,000 Vietnamese labourers abroad.