Japan, U.S. top sources of professionals in Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/04/24
By: Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Taiwan had 31,025 foreign professionals with work permits in the

(CNA file photo)

country as of the end of 2016, with white-collar workers from Japan, the United States and Malaysia the top three sources, according to Ministry of Labor statistics released on Monday.

There were a total of 8,575 Japanese professional workers, accounting for 27.64 percent, followed by 5,251 Americans (16.93 percent), and 2,684 Malaysians (8.65 percent).

The No. 4 to 10 sources were the Philippines (4.85 percent), India (4.70 percent), South Korea (3.49 percent), Canada (3.36 percent), the United Kingdom (3.33 percent), Hong Kong (3.03 percent) and Indonesia (2.72 percent).    [FULL  STORY]

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