Da Nang: 16,000 jobs created in first half

15:49 | 03/07/2014

VGP – Da Nang City created jobs for 16,612 laborers in the first half of the year, a year-on-year increase of 26.13%.

Photo: VGP/Minh Trang

The private sector took the lead by creating 8,569 jobs, followed by the Foreign Direct Investment sector with 4,181 ones, the household business sector with 3,400 ones and the State sector and joint stock companies with 431 ones.

As many as 136 foreigners were permitted to work in the city. Meanwhile 26 local people were sent abroad to work in such nations as Japan, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and the Middle East.

These achievements are thanks to the improvement in the economic growth rate, the 1,100 businesses newly established in the first half, and the establishment of monthly job fairs in the city.

By Thuy Dung