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Hong Kong jobless rate drops sharply to 6.4 per cent as effects of coronavirus crisis ease

Hong Kong’s joblessness shows signs of easing, with the city’s unemployment rate dropping sharply to 6.4 per cent for the February to April period, falling for the second consecutive month as the effects of coronavirus pandemic receded.The rolling figure for the three months ending in April was down 0.4 percentage points from the January-March period, the Census and Statistics Department revealed on Thursday.Some 247,500 people were out of work, about 12,300 fewer than for the January to March…

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