Migrant workers vital for economic recovery - UNDP

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  • Monday, 05 Oct 2009

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The global economic crisis has reduced the role of migrant workers, but that is likely to change dramatically as developed countries face a shortfall in workers over the next four decades, a U.N. report said on Monday.

Demand for migrants will return when economic revival is underway, offering huge administrative and recruitment cost-savings for companies operating in rich countries, the United Nations Development Programme said.

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