Net job hirings rise again, reaching 19,281 in July - highest since 2001

EconomyMacroeconomy Tags: Labour, Unemployment
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The employment balance was kept positive for the sixth successive month with net hirings reaching 19,281 in July 2016 from net departures of 16,658 a year ago, the Labour Ministry’s information system (Ergani) data showed on Thursday.

In addition, this year’s figure is the highest reading since 2001, well above the previous high of 14,131 recorded in July 2012.

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