Although the Middle East has become second home to about 2.5 million skilled Filipino workers, a decline in their employment has been noted in the last two years.
Fall in remittances
After 10 years of continuous growth, the deployment of Filipino workers to the Middle East went down by 9 percent in 2017. (Supplied)
Recruitment agencies in the Philippines have contributed greatly to the Philippine economy by deploying Filipino workers to Middle East. (Supplied)