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16-September-2009

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Employment Outlook 2009 Country Notes: Korea

The OECD Employment Outlook 2009 indicates that Korea’s unemployment rate may have peaked in June at 4.0%, since the July rate was slightly lower at 3.8%. The June rate represented a 1 percentage-point increase from its most recent trough in September 2008.

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