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What changes will be made to the marine shipyard sector's foreign worker quota?

The marine shipyard sector’s quota, or dependency ratio ceiling, will be progressively reduced as follows:

Existing quota New quota Effective from
1:5 (83.3%) 1:4.5 (81.8%) 1 Jan 2016
1:4.5 (81.8%) 1:3.5 (77.8%) 1 Jan 2018

All companies in the marine shipyard sector will have to comply with the new quota by 1 January 2016 and 1 January 2018.

Use the foreign worker quota calculator to understand how your company will be affected.

Last Updated: 4 September 2018