local demand

Think tank urges Japan to be more open to expat workers

by Ray Clancy on November 30, 2010

Japan needs expat workers

Job opportunities for expats could open up in Japan if the country relaxed its traditionally restrictive immigration system, according to a report from a leading international think tank.

A skills shortage means that Japan would benefit from skilled immigration but needs to have a more open system, says the Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR). [click to continue…]