China’s job market has been dented by the coronavirus pandemic in the first quarter of 2020. Photo: Xinhua China’s job market has been dented by the coronavirus pandemic in the first quarter of 2020. Photo: Xinhua
China’s job market has been dented by the coronavirus pandemic in the first quarter of 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China job listings tumble by 27 per cent in first quarter as economic toll of pandemic mounts

  • The coronavirus outbreak has led to a steep decline in demand in China’s job market, with employment ads tumbling by 27 per cent in the first quarter
  • New study shows that export-oriented firms and companies with foreign investment particularly aggressive in cutting new hires

Topic |   China economy
China’s job market has been dented by the coronavirus pandemic in the first quarter of 2020. Photo: Xinhua China’s job market has been dented by the coronavirus pandemic in the first quarter of 2020. Photo: Xinhua
China’s job market has been dented by the coronavirus pandemic in the first quarter of 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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