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After several years of economic hardship, there are signs that Argentina is...>>

The Australian economy enjoyed its ninth consecutive year of growth in 2000, recording a 1.6 percent annual increase in its GDP...>>

Despite the general economic slowdown in Europe, Austria is still anticipating continued expansion of its own economy...>>

In Belgium, as in other areas of the world, there has been a huge growth in the IT sector...>>

The world economy is placing high demands on Brazilian business and industry...>>

Canada's unemployment rate has hit its lowest levels in recent history, dropping from 9.6 percent to seven percent...>>

China is a huge country, covering more than 9.6 million square kilometers, with a population of 1.3 billion...>>

Although traditionally driven by an agricultural economy, Denmark's manufacturing and service sectors have grown substantially in the last fifty years...>>

Finland is facing its seventh straight year of economic growth after recovering from the worst recession in its history in the early 1990s...>>

France is one of Europe's leading economic powers, but it remains a fairly socialist country, and its government has a strong influence in the capitalistic market...>>

Although the German economy is historically based on industry, the service-oriented sector is growing exponentially...>>

Hong Kong
According to a government study, 43,360 jobs will be created in Hong Kong between 1999 and 2005...>>

The success of the Irish labor market over the last decade has been unparalleled in the recent history of Europe . Fundamental to this...>>

According to an October 2000 study by the Centro Studi UNIONCAMERE, there should be a 3.5 percent increase in non-seasonal employment in Italy through the fourth quarter of 2001...>>

Throughout the 1990s, Japan suffered one of the worst and longest recessions in its history...>>

After the 1997 Asian financial crisis, Korea experienced massive layoffs...>>

The Netherlands
The Netherlands suffered a labor shortage throughout 2000...>>

Compared to other OECD countries, Norway's unemployment rate (around 3 percent) is quite low, and it's expected to remain stable for the near future...>>

The population of Peru is approximately 28 million. Economic indicators show that the inflation rate is 1.1 percent, a rate...>>

South Africa
Economists predict an upbeat South African economy, a stable political environment, and a strong government in the next few years...>>

In 2000, Singapore's workforce grew by 108,487, nearly three times its growth the year before...>>

Since 1994, employment activity in Spain has been growing...>>

The Swedish economy and labor market has witnessed positive growth for several years, and the nation's unemployment rate is currently very low (4.2 percent in July 2001)...>>

Switzerland has enjoyed a steady labor market for the last decade, and job opportunities are plentiful...>>

United Kingdom
In 2000 and 2001, British employers have struggled to recruit highly skilled, qualified job applicants...>>

United States
In recent years, the U.S. labor market has witnessed a great amount of transition...>>

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