Latvia - Unemployment might grow by year end - June 30, 2016

The State Employment Agency estimates that unemployment may rise again towards the end of the year, and will be approximately 8 percent then. Although the number of unemployed people is dropping, the unemployment level is near to the respective period last year, showing that improvement of the labour market situation has slowed. Central Statistical Bureau data indicates that the number of employed people has risen since the beginning of 2016. The same positive trends can be seen in the data of the State Employment Agency, suggesting a slow decline in unemployment, mainly due to seasonal jobs.

English: http://www.baltictimes.com/unemployment_might_grow_by_year_end … 

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