China’s zero-Covid policy has exacerbated the difficulties facing the nation’s young jobseekers. Photo: AFP
China’s zero-Covid policy has exacerbated the difficulties facing the nation’s young jobseekers. Photo: AFP
China jobs

As China’s youth unemployment keeps rising, Beijing says regional governments need to step up

  • Vice-Premier Hu Chunhua pushes for more effective recruitment initiatives and says greater job creation should occur, with an emphasis on supporting fresh graduates
  • But economists continue to note that China’s zero-Covid policy makes it difficult for businesses to hire, unsure of when the next lockdown may come

China’s zero-Covid policy has exacerbated the difficulties facing the nation’s young jobseekers. Photo: AFP
China’s zero-Covid policy has exacerbated the difficulties facing the nation’s young jobseekers. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE