China has labor surplus in rural and urban areas: minister

14:31, March 08, 2011      

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China's human resources minister said Tuesday that China still has labor surplus in urban and rural areas, including 14 million college and high school graduates in cities this year.

"There is a workforce surplus of about eight million people in rural areas and 24 million urban people waiting to be employed," Yin Weimin, minister of human resources and social security, said at a press conference.

Source: Xinhua
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