Russian demand for Chinese speakers jumps 40% in | RYT9

Russia’s Sputnik news agency cited data from, one of the country’s largest job portals, saying: Russian employers announced to recruit 3,800 Chinese-speaking workers in the first quarter of 2023, a 40% increase compared to the same period last year.

Xinhua news agency said the HH.RU website saw the number of cover letters from Chinese-skilled job seekers nearly ninefold over the same period to 33,000, with job seekers mostly looking for translation and teaching jobs. As companies increasingly demand specialists in transport and logistics, manufacturing and sales,

Companies in Russia offer salaries for these professionals of 50,000-90,000 rubles, while the expected average salary for job seekers with Chinese language skills is 70,000 rubles, with Moscow job seekers fetching the highest average salary of 134,000 rubles , Kazan calls the lowest average salary of 58,000 rubles.

Russia saw 7,600 Chinese language job openings in 2022, while demand for Chinese speakers last year increased by 70 percent compared to 2021.


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