Urban Unemployment Grows As Economy Slows : News Photo

Urban Unemployment Grows As Economy Slows

XIAN, CHINA - FEBRUARY 20: (CHINA OUT) Job seekers queue for a job fair held by the provincial labour union at the International Expo Centre on February 20, 2009 in Xian of Shaanxi Province, China. China is facing a difficult employment situation in 2009 as the global financial crisis impacts on the country's economy. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, China's urban registered unemployment rate climbed to 4.2 percent in December 2008, its highest level in 5 years, with an estimated 20 million migrant workers reported to have lost their jobs due to the shutdown of factories which produce goods for export. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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XIAN, CHINA - FEBRUARY 20: (CHINA OUT) Job seekers queue for a job fair held by the provincial labour union at the International Expo Centre on February 20, 2009 in Xian of Shaanxi Province, China. China is facing a difficult employment situation in 2009 as the global financial crisis impacts on the country's economy. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, China's urban registered unemployment rate climbed to 4.2 percent in December 2008, its highest level in 5 years, with an estimated 20 million migrant workers reported to have lost their jobs due to the shutdown of factories which produce goods for export. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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Job seekers queue for a job fair held by the provincial labour union... News Photo 84939779China,Hold,Horizontal,Human Interest,Labor Union,Non-Urban Scene,Occupation,Unemployment,Waiting In Line,Xi'anPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2009 China PhotosXIAN, CHINA - FEBRUARY 20: (CHINA OUT) Job seekers queue for a job fair held by the provincial labour union at the International Expo Centre on February 20, 2009 in Xian of Shaanxi Province, China. China is facing a difficult employment situation in 2009 as the global financial crisis impacts on the country's economy. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, China's urban registered unemployment rate climbed to 4.2 percent in December 2008, its highest level in 5 years, with an estimated 20 million migrant workers reported to have lost their jobs due to the shutdown of factories which produce goods for export. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)