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China faced with mass graduate unemployment

By: Clémence DIBOUT | Paul James
1 min

In 2015, China witnessed an economic slowdown and saw the number of labour strikes skyrocket. Now the nation is faced with another worrying trend: its graduates are having a hard time finding work, especially in attractive and highly competitive cities like Shanghai. Frustration is mounting as China's younger generations realise that higher education isn't a guarantee of employment. Paul James, Clemence Dibout and Agnes Huang report.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux

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