China Has Already Beaten Its Annual Target for Urban Job Creation
Liao Shumin
/SOURCE : yicai
China Has Already Beaten Its Annual Target for Urban Job Creation

(Yicai Global) Nov. 14 -- Some 1.193 million new jobs were created in urban areas during the first 10 months of this year, exceeding the government's target of 1.1 million for the whole year.

China's surveyed urban unemployment rate edged down to 5.1 percent in October, a 0.1 percentage point decrease from September, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement today.

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