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In what sectors is that German shortage of qualified workers?

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Jan 25th, 2011 at 12:13:39 PM EST
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I didn't find sectoral data. The article you quoted mentions the industrial companies. According to Deutshe Welle: Despite Demand, Germany Attracts Few Skilled Foreign Workers
The crunch is particularly acute in areas such as engineering, the metal and electronics industry and the services sector.
. By the way, I don't find the reasons claimed by Wissing convincing.

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by Melanchthon on Tue Jan 25th, 2011 at 12:28:11 PM EST
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particularly acutein areas such as engineering, the metal and electronics industry and the services sector

"particularly acute just about everywhere"

It's not like the skilled workers in the metal industry and the services industry overlap...

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Jan 25th, 2011 at 12:55:41 PM EST
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