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Graduates look for jobs at a job fair in Suzhou City, east China's Jiangsu province.

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Hard Numbers: Chinese Gen Z unemployment, US convoy attacked in Nigeria, Trump’s big lead, Pompeii’s surprises, Kenyan cult leader’s arrest

20: China’s youth unemployment has hit a record high of 20%, a signal that its economic recovery from COVID-19 is not going as planned, and that the global economy is facing serious headwinds from inflation, banking turmoil, and the war in Ukraine. The unemployment rate for China’s under-25s has steadily grown this year, spurring fears of domestic social instability in the world’s second-largest economy.

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