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What parts of the world are seeing the strongest job markets? Here is a ranking of major countries posting the lowest unemployment rates over the past month:

1.
Iceland
2.7 %
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2.
Japan
2.8 %
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3.
Hong Kong
3.1 %
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4.
Switzerland
3.1 %
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5.
Mexico
3.3 %
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6.
Malaysia
3.4 %
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7.
Germany
3.6 %
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8.
South Korea
3.7 %
SEP
9.
Czech Republic
4.0 %
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10.
Malta
4.1 %
Q2
Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Wednesday ,Oct.18
04:30
ILO Unemployment Rate
AUG
 
4.3 %
4.3 %
UK
05:00
Construction Orders (Y-o-Y)
AUG
 
1.7 %
3.4 %
Eurozone
08:30
Manufacturing Shipments (Y-o-Y)
AUG
 
 
3.4 %
Canada
08:30
Housing Starts (M-o-M)
SEP
 
1206.67 K
1180 K
United States
10:30
EIA Crude Oil Inventory (Barrels)
OCT 13
 
 
462.2 M
United States
19:50
Foreigners Buying Japan Bonds (Yen)
OCT 8 - OCT 14
 
 
¥ 100.0 B
Japan
19:50
Foreigners Buying Japan Stocks (Yen)
OCT 8 - OCT 14
 
 
¥ 1235.3 B
Japan
19:50
Exports
SEP
 
 
18.1 %
Japan
19:50
Imports
SEP
 
 
15.2 %
Japan
19:50
Trade Balance
SEP
 
¥ 565 B
¥ 114 B
Japan
20:30
Employment Change
SEP
 
10 K
54.2 K
Australia
20:30
Unemployment Rate
SEP
 
5.7 %
5.6 %
Australia
22:00
Industrial Production (Y-o-Y)
SEP
 
6.20 %
6.0 %
China
22:00
Retail Sales (Y-o-Y)
SEP
 
10.1 %
10.1 %
China
23:00
GDP (Y-o-Y)
Q3
 
6.8 %
6.9 %
China
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