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Spain added about 100,000 jobs in September, minister says

Reuters | Madrid | Updated: 30-09-2020 12:26 IST | Created: 30-09-2020 12:22 IST
Spain added about 100,000 jobs in September, minister says
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Spain added about 100,000 jobs in September as the economy slowly recovers from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Social Security Minister Jose Luis Escriva said on Wednesday. "We had a good August and things have intensified in September," he said in an interview with local radio station RNE.

He said the country had lost about 1 million jobs during the lockdown between mid March and late June and has gained back about 600,000 jobs Official employment for September data are due later this week.

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