China's urban unemployment rate dips

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Beijing, Oct 25: China's urban registered unemployment rate dipped to 4.04 percent at the end of September, from 4.1 percent at the end of June this year, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) said on Friday.

A total of 10.66 million new jobs were created in urban areas in the first nine months ending September, Xinhua cited MOHRSS spokesman Yin Chengji as saying.

The Chinese government had set this year's urban unemployment rate target at 4.6 percent.

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