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Timor-Leste Manual Labor Costs

There is an abundance of manual labor available on the market in Timor-Leste, the vast majority of which is simply arranged on an ad hoc basis, there is very little in the way of organized manual labor.
The port authority regulations stipulate rates for labor hire within the port itself, the labor is arranged through the stevedoring companies (see section 3.6 Handling equipment for details of stevedoring companies) who still appear to set prices autonomously, through direct negotiation.
The normal labor rate for unqualified casual worker is USD 4 per day.
There is one identified commercial employment agency in Dili which offer labor hire, Konnekkto, whilst WFP has assisted an additional organization establish and register itself in order to meet WFP requirements

For information on Maual Labour provider contact details, please see the following link:

4.2.9 11 Timor-Leste Additional Service Provision Contact List