The additional risk of an increase in labor migration from Ukraine is increasing the number of students studying abroad. Photo: Point Zora
Ukrainians often go to work in Poland, Russia, Italy and Czech Republic.
“In recent years, the flow of Ukrainian migrants to Poland has increased significantly. This contributed to the growth of the Polish economy, the simplification of rules of employment and facilitate crossing the border due to the introduction of a visa-free regime with EU countries. However, migration to Russia has declined, including because of the complex interstate relations”, – said the press service of the NBU.
According to Eurostat, 87% of residence permits, which the Ukrainians were in the EU in 2016, gave Poland. In the first half of 2017, 95% of all employment permits Poland gave it to Ukrainians.
The national Bank noted that migration, particularly to Poland, will increase in the coming years. The additional risk of an increase in labor migration from Ukraine is increasing the number of students studying abroad.
Recently Ukraine has intensified both internal and external labour migration. This is due to military aggression, macroeconomic crisis and the deterioration of welfare, high levels of youth unemployment.
Poland has introduced new rules for employees. With the beginning of 2018, seasonal workers will have to pay for the work permit. The free application instructions Polish employers canceled.