China's new graduates face fierce competition for jobs

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A slowing economy is not the only problem that Chinese policymakers face.

With a dramatic rise in the number of those in higher education, many graduates are finding it tough to get the right job.

In the last decade, the number of students leaving university has increased almost six-fold.

While there are plenty of low-skilled jobs around, there are not enough jobs for graduates in the major cities, as Martin Patience reports from Beijing.

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