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Information about the attracted foreign labor as of July 1, 2014

To protect the domestic labor market, Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan yearly establishes the quota for attracting foreign experts to the republic.

For 2014, the quota is established at 0.7% to economically active population, making up 63 thousand units (in 2013– 1.2 % or 108.1 thousand).

As of July 1, 2014, authorized by the local executive bodies 27.3 thousand foreign people were employed in the Republic of Kazakhstan, following the categories:

first (heads and their deputies) – 1,658 people;

second (heads of structural subdivisions) – 5,714 people;

third (experts) – 12,199 people;

fourth (qualified workers) – 6 660 people;

Attracted to agricultural works – 1,125 people.

Employers attracting foreign labor for the end of the reporting period – 2,537 in total, number of Kazakh citizens working for them – 389,642 people.

Enterprises attracting foreign labor employ 394 thousand citizens of Kazakhstan, making up 93.6% of the total staff.

Basic countries of origin for labor migrants remain China – 23.7% and Turkey – 17.4%).

Employers attracting foreign labor created 9,700 working places for citizens of Kazakhstan, re-educated 2,692 citizens of Kazakhstan, providing advanced training for 9,960 local workers, professional training for 517 Kazakh workers, 28 foreign experts were replaced by Kazakh personnel.

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