Irkutsk
Ulan-Ude

Blagoveshchensk
Chita
Yakutsk

Birobidzhan
Vladivostok
Khabarovsk

Magadan
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Anadyr
Petropavlovsk-
Kamchatsky
Moscow

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Magadan asked for a quota for 10 thousand foreign workers

In Moscow, the Magadan region received a referral for approval of a new quota for attracting foreign labor for the region.

According to the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy of Kolyma, the size of the quota is 10 thousand foreign workers: 8,5 thousand from the CIS countries and 1,5 thousand from far abroad.

Regional authorities note that foreign citizens mainly work in the mining sector, employment in which is seasonal (spring, summer and first half of autumn).

As reported by the Department of the Federal Migration Service for the Magadan Region, for 11 months 2014 the first entry into the territory of the region was made to the migration account of 12384 foreign citizen. During the same period of the past, 10622 foreigners entered the region.

75% were foreign citizens entering the territory of the Magadan Region from the CIS member states, mostly citizens of Ukraine and the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Foreign citizens of the far abroad accounted for 25% of those entering, the main share of which are citizens of China - 1198 people, Serbia - 891 people.

Almost 22% increased the number of foreign citizens residing in the Russian Federation by residence permits and by 8%, the number of foreigners living with permits for temporary residence has decreased.

The citizenship of the Russian Federation acquired 140 foreigners, an increase of 150%, compared to the same period last year.

According to work permits in the region, 3545 foreign citizens work. Mostly foreign workers carry out labor activity in the sphere of construction, trade, industry and services.

The work of individuals on patents is carried out by 1372 foreign nationals.

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