Beijing’s official job statistics are often met with scrutiny from independent analysts who question if they underestimate the true unemployment situation. Photo: Reuters

China employment steady despite Donald Trump’s claim US trade war cost country ‘3 million jobs’

  • Statistics agency says China created 10.97 million jobs in the first nine months of this year, or 99.7 per cent of the government's full-year target
  • But independent analysts question if official monthly data underestimates the true unemployment situation
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Beijing’s official job statistics are often met with scrutiny from independent analysts who question if they underestimate the true unemployment situation. Photo: Reuters
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