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Industrial employment remains stable in April

In April 2013, the total number of salaried employed persons in industry did not change (0.0%) over the preceding month in the seasonally adjusted series, after registering a positive change of 0.2% in March and remaining stable last February. Based on these figures, the quarterly moving average index recorded a positive change of 0.1% in the quarter ended in April over that in the preceding month, maintaining the stability trend since July last year. Compared with April 2012, the industrial employment dropped 0.5% in April 2013, the 19th consecutive negative figure in this type of comparison, though the least significant drop since January last year (-0.4%). In the cumulative index for the first four months of 2013, the total number of employed persons in industry declined 0.9%, pointing to a slight decrease in the falling pace against the last f

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June 12, 2013

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