Sunday, April 20, 2014   

China jobless target remains at 4.6pc in new year
(12-27 13:48)

China aims to keep the unemployment rate below 4.6 percent in 2014, unchanged from the prevailing target.
The Minister of Human Resources and Social Security, Yin Weimin, says the urban jobless rate is expected to be at 4.1 percent this year, slightly higher than the reading at the end of the third quarter. He also said China hopes to add more than 10 million jobs in 2014, following the 13 million more job added this year.
Premier Li Keqiang said previously the economy has to grow at an annual pace of 7.2 percent to create 10 million jobs a year, Xinhua reported citing CCTV.

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