1. China says over 7 mn new urban jobs created in first half

China says over 7 mn new urban jobs created in first half

China's nationwide survey-based jobless rate was below 5 percent in June, with 7.35 million new urban jobs created in the first half of the year, the statistics bureau said on Monday.

By: | Beijing | Published: July 17, 2017 8:35 AM
china, china economy, china jobs, jobs in china, china news, china latest news, china q4 gdp, GDP CHINA, gross domestic product china China’s nationwide survey-based jobless rate was below 5 percent in June, with 7.35 million new urban jobs created in the first half of the year. (Reuters)

China’s nationwide survey-based jobless rate was below 5 percent in June, with 7.35 million new urban jobs created in the first half of the year, the statistics bureau said on Monday. While China’s first-half economic achievement was “hard won”, more positive changes in the second half are expected, National Statistics Bureau spokesman Xing Zhihong told reporters.

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