Job seekers at a recruitment fair at Shaanxi University of Science and Technology in Xi'an, northwest China. Photo: XinhuaJob seekers at a recruitment fair at Shaanxi University of Science and Technology in Xi'an, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
Job seekers at a recruitment fair at Shaanxi University of Science and Technology in Xi'an, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua

China job market improves marginally in June, dashing hopes of V-shaped rebound even as economy returns to growth

  • China’s official surveyed jobless rate fell to 5.7 per cent at the end of June from a peak of 6.2 per cent in February, amid a broad-based economic recovery
  • But newly added jobs in the first half of the year were down about a quarter compared to a year ago, official data showed

Topic |   China economy
Job seekers at a recruitment fair at Shaanxi University of Science and Technology in Xi'an, northwest China. Photo: XinhuaJob seekers at a recruitment fair at Shaanxi University of Science and Technology in Xi'an, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
Job seekers at a recruitment fair at Shaanxi University of Science and Technology in Xi'an, northwest China. Photo: Xinhua
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