China-Employment

China's 2019 registered urban unemployment rate within target

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Beijing, China - Jan 14, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Press conference in progress
2. Various of reporters
3. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Zhang Ying, Director, Employment Promotion Department, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security:
"The year 2020 will see the completion of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and the 13th Five-Year Plan, so it is of great significance to do a good job in employment. A look at the future trend shows that the employment situation will continue to generally remain stable thanks to the high-quality economic development, the release of the dividend of reform and innovation, and the increased effectiveness of the stabilizing employment policy."
4. Various of reporters
5. Press conference in progress

Shanghai Municipality, east China - Jan 5, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
6. Various of job seekers, employers

FILE: Shanghai Municipality, east China - June, 2019 (CGTN - No access Chinese mainland)
7. Various of workers, machine on sock production line

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China's employment market remained stable with the registered urban unemployment rate standing at 3.62 percent at the end of 2019, well below the government's annual target of 4.5 percent, China's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said Tuesday.

A total of 13.52 million new urban jobs were created in 2019, much higher than the 11 million target.

About 5.46 million registered unemployed people in cities and towns were re-employed and 1.79 million urban residents experiencing difficulty in finding employment have found jobs. Policies and measures to stabilize employment continued to be implemented. Unemployment insurance were set to support labor-intensive enterprises and enterprises in difficulty to stabilize their jobs, returning 55.17 billion yuan (about 8 billion U.S. dollars) to 1.148 million enterprises throughout the year, benefiting 72.895 million employees. The promotion of vocational skills was carried out solidly, exceeding the training target of 15 million person-times.

"The year 2020 will see the completion of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and the 13th Five-Year Plan, so it is of great significance to do a good job in employment. A look at the future trend shows that the employment situation will continue to generally remain stable thanks to the high-quality economic development, the release of the dividend of reform and innovation, and the increased effectiveness of the stabilizing employment policy," said Zhang Ying, Director of the Employment Promotion Department of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

At the beginning of this year, the ministry worked together with the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, the All-China Women's Federation and China Disabled Persons' Federation in an activity to promote employment and entrepreneurship among key groups and strengthen vocational training and employment services.

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  • ID : 8132677
  • Published : 2020-01-14 21:07
  • Last Modified : 2020-01-14 21:12:09
  • Location : China
  • Category : labour
  • Duration : 1'58
  • Audio Language : Chinese/Nats/Part Mute
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV),China Global Television Network (CGTN)
  • Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland
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China-Employment

China's 2019 registered urban unemployment rate within target

Dateline : Jan 5/14, 2020/File

Location : China

Duration : 1'58

  • English


Beijing, China - Jan 14, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
1. Press conference in progress
2. Various of reporters
3. SOUNDBITE (Chinese) Zhang Ying, Director, Employment Promotion Department, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security:
"The year 2020 will see the completion of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and the 13th Five-Year Plan, so it is of great significance to do a good job in employment. A look at the future trend shows that the employment situation will continue to generally remain stable thanks to the high-quality economic development, the release of the dividend of reform and innovation, and the increased effectiveness of the stabilizing employment policy."
4. Various of reporters
5. Press conference in progress

Shanghai Municipality, east China - Jan 5, 2020 (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
6. Various of job seekers, employers

FILE: Shanghai Municipality, east China - June, 2019 (CGTN - No access Chinese mainland)
7. Various of workers, machine on sock production line


China's employment market remained stable with the registered urban unemployment rate standing at 3.62 percent at the end of 2019, well below the government's annual target of 4.5 percent, China's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said Tuesday.

A total of 13.52 million new urban jobs were created in 2019, much higher than the 11 million target.

About 5.46 million registered unemployed people in cities and towns were re-employed and 1.79 million urban residents experiencing difficulty in finding employment have found jobs. Policies and measures to stabilize employment continued to be implemented. Unemployment insurance were set to support labor-intensive enterprises and enterprises in difficulty to stabilize their jobs, returning 55.17 billion yuan (about 8 billion U.S. dollars) to 1.148 million enterprises throughout the year, benefiting 72.895 million employees. The promotion of vocational skills was carried out solidly, exceeding the training target of 15 million person-times.

"The year 2020 will see the completion of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and the 13th Five-Year Plan, so it is of great significance to do a good job in employment. A look at the future trend shows that the employment situation will continue to generally remain stable thanks to the high-quality economic development, the release of the dividend of reform and innovation, and the increased effectiveness of the stabilizing employment policy," said Zhang Ying, Director of the Employment Promotion Department of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

At the beginning of this year, the ministry worked together with the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, the All-China Women's Federation and China Disabled Persons' Federation in an activity to promote employment and entrepreneurship among key groups and strengthen vocational training and employment services.

ID : 8132677

Published : 2020-01-14 21:07

Last Modified : 2020-01-14 21:12:09

Source : China Central Television (CCTV),China Global Television Network (CGTN)

Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland

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