Last year, news networks throughout the world focused on Asia Pacific’s recovery from a variety of storms – floods, earthquakes, and typhoons – that not only destroyed homes and businesses, but also interrupted the region’s economic progress from 2008’s global recession.
According to the BLS’ latest “The Employment Situation” report, the national economy generated 163,000 jobs in July, the first month in which more than 100,000 jobs were created since March.
According to the BLS’ latest “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report, joblessness dropped within 328 of the United States’ 372 metro areas from June 2011 to June 2012.
For the second straight month, job growth remained widespread within a majority of the nation’s major industry groups in July, as the private sector added approximately 172,000 new jobs to the national economy.
According to the BLS’ “The Employment Situation – July 2012” report, 5.2 million Americans have been without work for at least 27 weeks, accounting for more than 40 percent of the nation’s unemployed.
For the fourth straight month, job growth remained below average within the United States in June, according to the BLS’ latest “The Employment Situation” report, which was released to the public on July 6th.
In recent months, the greater EMEA region’s economic outlook has been quite unpredictable. At times, it has appeared that economic recovery is occurring within the region, as unemployment has dropped, confidence levels have risen, and producer prices have increased.
Throughout the first half of 2012, Asia Pacific’s economic recovery has remained slow but steady. Inflation rates have begun to decrease.
On July 6th, the BLS released its latest “The Employment Situation” report, which revealed that 80,000 new jobs were added to the national economy in June, the third consecutive month in which less than 100,000 new positions were generated.
On June 27th, the BLS released its most recent “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report, concerning May’s national employment statistics.