A human resources ministry survey covering 100 state-run job fairs showed that there were 1.25 jobs available for every jobseeker in the third quarter. Photo: Reuters

What is China’s unemployment rate? State survey says it’s falling, private survey disagrees

  • A private sector survey shows worrying signs in country’s job market, but an official indicator gives a rosy picture
  • Employment a top priority for Beijing in handling trade war
Topic |   China economy

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A human resources ministry survey covering 100 state-run job fairs showed that there were 1.25 jobs available for every jobseeker in the third quarter. Photo: Reuters
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