Russia - one of most popular destinations for business trips of Turkish citizens
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 14
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In August 2018, 157 Turkish citizens visited Russia through the Turkish Employment Agency, which is 23.62 percent less than in August 2017, Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) told Trend on Sept. 14.
Russia is the second country after Algeria, which the Turkish citizens visit for business.
In January-August 2018, 1,740 Turkish citizens arrived in Russia through ISKUR.
In January-August 2018, 14,531 Turkish citizens left Turkey for work abroad through ISKUR, which is 14.36 percent more compared to the same period in 2017.
In August 2018, 92,824 Turkish citizens were provided with work in Turkey, which is 6.4 percent more compared to the same month 2017.
Among the jobs provided in August 2018, 99.4 percent accounted for the private sector.
During the first eight months of 2018, the number of Turkish citizens provided with jobs amounted to 762,933 people, of whom 66 percent are men and 34 are women.
A total of 2.751 million people were registered as unemployed in Turkey in August 2018. Fifty-two percent of them are women and 48 percent are men.
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