Japan’s jobless rate unexpectedly fell to 2.6% in March, hitting the lowest rate since April 2020, although the number of furloughed workers remained high due to effects of the pandemic, official data showed Tuesday.
The world’s third-biggest economy has been struggling to achieve a sure-footed recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Ukraine war adding to the growing risks.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.