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Updated 11:29 AM EDT, Tue, Jun 16, 2020

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8,000 Job Opportunities in Beijing

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Looking for a job? Beijing just might need you. 

According to Beijing's Employment Service Center, the Chinese capital is set to have a shortage of 8,000 workers in the first six months of 2017. Jobs in manufacturing, wholesale, retail, business services, and leasing industry account for more than 70 percent of the manpower shortage. 

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The data was gathered from more than 7,000 companies that, together, provide a net increase of 59,000 jobs, roughly 46,000 (or 79 percent) of those in the services sector. 

The report also showed that the demand for workers in manufacturing, logistics, and cultural and creative businesses climbed to 61.5 percent from 56.4 percent in 2016. 

29 percent of the human resources gap is for technical professionals, while demand for people in wholesale, plastic film making, and other sectors decreased. 

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