ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARYYes
Labour market access
In total, 177 043 foreign workers are to be allowed to arrive in the Russian Federation with a visa in 2017. This number constitutes 82.7% of the 2016 level.
Decree No. 1288 contains a breakdown by priority professional qualifications groups. They are determined on the basis of the proposals of the top administrative units in Russia (referred to in the legal basis of Russia as "subjects of the Russian Federation").
Examples of such professional qualification groups in Decree No. 1288 are:
Based on Federal Law No. 115-FZ of 25 July 2002, the Russian Government:
For the classification of the affected trading partners, the GTA has used data provided by the Federal State Statistics Service of the Russian Federation as far as available for 2015 and retrieved on 2 November 2016. All jurisdictions from which originate at least 5000 immigrants have been reported.
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