THE M3: GAMING WORKERS COMP; IMPORTED WORKERS

The Macau Metro Monitor, August 26, 2011

GAMING WORKERS EARNING MORE Macau Business

In June, the average earnings of full-time employees in the gaming sector stood at MOP16,460 (US$2,058), up by 7.0% YoY.  At the end of 2Q 2011, the gaming sector had 47,300 employees, up by 7.9% YoY.  By end-June, the number of vacancies in the gaming sector reached 2,142.

IMPORTED WORKERS STILL GOING UP Macau Business

In July, the total number of non-resident workers in Macau stood at 87,100, up by 2.2% MoM.  The gaming sector employed around 11,600 imported workers, including almost 3,500 construction workers.