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Unemployment down in August

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The unemployment rate in August dropped slightly to 0.6% of the total workforce, down from 0.7% in August 2011, according the National Statistics Office (NSO). 

The number of registered unemployed stood at 224,000 at the end of August, down 46,000 year-on-year. The figure was only 2,000 lower than July 2012, when the umemployment rate was also around 0.6%. The NSO...

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