Unemployment numbers looking good; SMEs need the banks to step up

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We hope that the crime pestilence did not overshadow Wednesday's release of data from the Statistic

We hope that the crime pestilence did not overshadow Wednesday's release of data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) showing that the country's unemployment rate has dropped to a new low of 7.8 per cent.

For April this year, unemployment was two percentage points lower than the 9.8 per cent recorded for the corresponding period last year, meaning that the number of jobless fell by 25,900 to 105,900 individuals.

From the figures revealed by director general of STATIN Carol Coy w..

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