20 February 2019

Sept urban jobless rate dips to 4%, Xinhua says

China’s urban registered unemployment rate dipped to 4.04 percent at the end of September, from 4.1 percent three months earlier, Xinhua reported Friday, citing the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. In all, 10.66 million new jobs were created in urban areas in the first nine months, ministry spokesman Yin Chengji said. The central government set this year’s urban unemployment rate ceiling at 4.6 percent, the report said.

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