The coronavirus pandemic has tightened competition in China for a dwindling number of graduate jobs. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

After coronavirus pandemic, Chinese students grapple with first economic downturn of their lives

  • Some 8.7 million Chinese university students are set to graduate this summer, but they will enter the worst job market in recent memory
  • The coronavirus pushed China into its first economic contraction since 1976 in the first quarter, tightening competition for a dwindling number of graduate jobs
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic has tightened competition in China for a dwindling number of graduate jobs. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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