Sunday, 15 November 2009

Moscow unemployment falls

For the first time this year unemployment in Moscow fell in October, the city's employment service reported on its web site.
In the last week of October, jobless numbers fell by 137, bringing the total October drop to 553 people. "The number of unemployed registered at present is 59,800 people, or 0.9 per cent of the economically active population of the city," the statement said. City authorities have set a goal of not letting unemployment exceed 1 per cent of the economically active population.

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