A job market in Jiaxing, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province. Among the searches in 2018, most queries for ‘unemployment’ were concentrated in coastal provinces led by Guangdong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang. Photo: Reuters

China’s job market has worsened amid trade war, sharper slowdown ahead, Nomura report suggests

  • Online searches for the word lay-off surged to a record high in December
  • Report forecasts first-half growth to drop below 6 per cent from 6.8 per cent in 2018
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A job market in Jiaxing, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province. Among the searches in 2018, most queries for ‘unemployment’ were concentrated in coastal provinces led by Guangdong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang. Photo: Reuters
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