China’s slowing economy has left millions of young people fiercely competing for an ever-slimming numbre of job. Photo: AFP
China’s slowing economy has left millions of young people fiercely competing for an ever-slimming numbre of job. Photo: AFP
China jobs

China’s job market ‘facing big pressure’ from Covid-19 impact, bleak global economic outlook

  • Yu Jiadong, vice-minister of Human Resources and Social Security, says pressure is on for China to create more jobs and curb unemployment
  • China’s headline jobless rate rose to 5.7 per cent in November, while unemployment for 16 to 24 year olds remains elevated at 17.1 per cent

China’s slowing economy has left millions of young people fiercely competing for an ever-slimming numbre of job. Photo: AFP
China’s slowing economy has left millions of young people fiercely competing for an ever-slimming numbre of job. Photo: AFP
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