Taiwan’s shrinking population forces government to woo overseas talent, retrain workers

//Taiwan’s shrinking population forces government to woo overseas talent, retrain workers

Taiwan’s shrinking population forces government to woo overseas talent, retrain workers

With Taiwan’s population set to decline this year for the first time, the government is rolling out a suite of measures to sustain productivity, ranging from importing foreign talent to retraining older workers and boosting childcare subsidies.Like neighbouring South Korea and Japan, Taiwan is in need of skilled workers to bolster its shrinking workforce, which will confront “negative growth” by 2031, the government-funded Central News Agency has reported.“The population trend is something that…

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