A young job seeker at a career fair in Zhengzhou, China. Photo: AFP
A young job seeker at a career fair in Zhengzhou, China. Photo: AFP
China jobs

China’s job market plagued by zero-Covid ‘uncertainty’, with swift rebound unlikely

  • China’s headline jobless rate rose by 0.3 percentage points to 6.1 per cent in April, the highest level since March 2020, official statistics show
  • Strict coronavirus controls, including lockdowns, have disrupted production and undermined the willingness of small and medium-sized firms to hire

A young job seeker at a career fair in Zhengzhou, China. Photo: AFP
A young job seeker at a career fair in Zhengzhou, China. Photo: AFP
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