Royal Greenland struggling to bring in Chinese workers

Royal Greenland, a fishing company owned by the Greenlandic government, is having a hard time getting permission to bring in Chinese workers to make up for the lack of local skilled labour. We’re talking rather modest numbers here: while Sermersooq municipality has authorised the company to employ five Chinese produktionsspecialister during the high season in Paamiut, in the south of the island, Qaasuitsup authorities refused or are withholding permission to bring as many as 15 workers to two locations in the North-Western municipality.

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2 thoughts on “Royal Greenland struggling to bring in Chinese workers

  1. […] been trying to bring Chinese workers to process fish in Greenland for some time. Two years ago I wrote about those efforts, which failed due to local government opposition. A few days ago, the company […]

  2. […] staff locally for the summer season, and had been trying to bring in Chinese workers for years. Three years ago, I wrote about how local authorities were blocking the company from bringing just 15 employees. The […]

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