27 Dec 2023 21:25

No foreign labor shortage in Russia - deputy PM

MOSCOW. Dec 27 (Interfax) - Russia currently has no foreign labor shortage, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said.

"There is no such problem at this point," Golikova told reporters when asked whether there is a shortage of foreign labor in Russia.

Russian presidential commissioner for entrepreneurs' rights Boris Titov said previously that the proportion of labor migrants in Russia was no more than 5%. Meanwhile, business environment indicators are showing growth and have surpassed pre-pandemic levels. Titov said, however, that economic growth is facing an unprecedented shortage of manpower.