The Macau government is setting an ambitious goal of having 85 percent of middle and upper-level management positions in the city’s casino industry be filled with local workers by 2020.
Macau presented the final version of the city’s first Five-Year Development Plan on Thursday, which includes social and economic aspirations for the city, and covers the period 2016 to 2020. The plan is different and separate from China’s national 13th Five-Year Plan.
GGRAsia reported that Macau is targeting to increase the number of local executives in the city’s casino by 85 percent in 2020. The former Portuguese enclave’s number of locals working in middle and upper level casino position stands at 81.9 percent in 2015.
According to government statistics, Macau’s overall population in the second quarter includes at least 28 percent foreign workers.