The coronavirus outbreak has raised concerns about job losses in China’s important service sector. Photo: AFP

China’s unemployment risks surge as service providers bear the brunt of coronavirus outbreak

  • Government controls to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus have forced small service providers across China to close indefinitely
  • The closures have stirred concern over job losses in the industry, which is already under pressure from an economic slowdown and a growing number of industrial disputes
Topic |   China economy
The coronavirus outbreak has raised concerns about job losses in China’s important service sector. Photo: AFP
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