A record 8.34 million students graduated from colleges and universities in China this year, although officials claim more than two out of three had found a job by July 1. Photo: Xinhua

China under increasing pressure to maintain ‘stable employment’ environment amid US trade war

  • China’s official urban jobless rate was 5.2 per cent at the end of August, 0.1 percentage point lower than July, and well below the target of 5.5 per cent
  • The trade war with the United States and China’s sluggish economy have hit the jobs market, with ‘stabilising’ employment a top priority for Beijing
Topic |   China economy

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A record 8.34 million students graduated from colleges and universities in China this year, although officials claim more than two out of three had found a job by July 1. Photo: Xinhua
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