Analysts predict further growth in labor immigration in Lithuania this year - BNS THEME

  • 2020-01-02
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Analysts predict that the number of labor immigrants in Lithuania will continue to grow this year, despite critics' concerns that this may slow down wage growth. The Lithuanian Employment Service issued 8,400 work permits to foreigners in January-November 2019, a 70 percent increase from a year earlier. More than half of foreign workers come from Ukraine.  The service attributes the increase to simplified work permit and visa issuance procedures, and labor shortages in some sectors. "The number o...
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