Over 15,000 Vietnamese work abroad in January-February hinh anh 1Advice is give to people who want to work abroad (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Up to 15,605 Vietnamese workers contracted to work abroad in the first two months of this year, according to the Department of Overseas Labour of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

The January-February figure accounted for 15.61 percent of 2016’s plan and equaled to 90.69 percent of the same period in 2015.

Taiwan (China) remained the largest recipient of Vietnamese guest workers as it recruited 3,963 people, followed by Japan with 2,215 people.

The country targets to send 100,000 people to work abroad this year.

Up to 116,000 Vietnamese labourers contracted to work abroad in 2015.-VNA