The Ministry of Labour and Retraining plans to tighten the recruitment of foreign workers sent to Libya until the labour market is better regulated and coordinated.
The Vietnamese labour ministry says it expects some 5,000 workers to move to Libya in 2013.
The Ministry of Labour and Retraining has issued a statement warning of 'severe measures' against foreign nationals who illegally enter Libya seeking work.
Libya's labour ministry estimates that unemployment is 15% of the economically active population, with university graduates making up some 43% of the total unemployed population. 
A group of Egyptian workers and company owners have held a demonstration outside the Libyan embassy in Cairo over difficulties in obtaining visas for Libya.
The Vietnamese government has set out rules on exporting workers to Libya, several months after issuing licenses to recruitment companies.
The Filipino labour ministry has said it will 'tighten' restrictions on the employment of its nationals in Libya's construction sector after last week's attack in Benghazi.
The government of Vietnam has issued new licenses for recruitment companies to send Vietnamese workers back to Libya, easing restrictions that were imposed during the 2011 conflict.
The Indian government has eased some restrictions on sending Indian workers to Libya due to an improvement in the security situation and growing demand for manpower.
The Libyan authorities have begun to allow Egyptian labourers entry into the country through collective visas, according to reports in the local press.
A report in the Bangladeshi press claims that some 200 Bangladeshi workers were expelled from Libya in late May after the authorities ruled that their visas were not genuine.
On 15 May a delegation of Italian union officials held meetings in Tripoli to mark the opening of an Italian labour union office in Libya.
The Philippines government has said that its nationals are now officially permitted to work in Libya, lifting a ban in place since February 2011.
The Libyan Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation, Mustafa Alrujbani, and his Sudanese counterpart Faraj Abdullah signed on 24 March a memorandum of understanding covering work and rehabilitation, education, healthcare, scientific research and investment.