Japanese textile firms want more Vietnamese guest workers
Textile companies in Japan are seeking to recruit more
workers from Vietnam to make up for a lower number of guest
workers from other nations this year.
Owing to an increase in domestic demand, several countries,
including China, have decreased the number of their guest
workers sent to other countries, including Japan, according to
As a result, Japan needs labour force from other countries,
and it has shortlisted Vietnam as a source for supply of guest
workers, which opens up job opportunities for Vietnamese textile
However, it would not be easy for Vietnamese workers to get
selected as guest workers, as Japanese firms need high
The criteria for foreign textile workers for recruitment in
Japan includes a two years of work experience, but many
candidates having experience of more than 2 years have failed to
clear the professional examination.