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China: Millions graduate to 'not enough jobs'

9 August 2013 Last updated at 07:51 BST

A record seven million students in China graduated from university this year, but for many their high hopes are being crushed by the country's economic slowdown.

Companies are hiring 15% fewer graduates than they did a year ago.

The BBC's Beijing correspondent, Martin Patience, reports, on why the job hunt has never been harder.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Friday 9 August 2013.