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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.
Japan
2.6 %
APR
2.
Switzerland
3.3 %
APR
3.
Netherland
3.4 %
APR
4.
Norway
3.6 %
APR - JUN
5.
Hungary
3.8 %
FEB - APR
6.
Germany
3.8 %
MAR
7.
South Korea
3.8 %
APR
8.
Malaysia
3.9 %
MAR
9.
New Zealand
4.1 %
Q1
10.
Slovenia
4.6 %
Q1
Time (et)
Economic Indicator
Period
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Country
Sunday ,May.31
18:50
Capital Spending (Q-o-Q)
Q1
 
-5 %
-3.5 %
Japan
20:30
PMI Manufacturing
MAY F
 
39.5
41.9
Japan
21:45
PMI Manufacturing
MAY
 
49.75
49.4
China
Monday ,Jun.1
00:30
Interest Rate Decision
-
 
0.25 %
0.25 %
Australia
03:15
PMI Manufacturing
MAY
 
41
30.8
Spain
03:30
SVME - Purchasing Manager Index
MAY
 
45
40.7
Switzerland
03:50
PMI Manufacturing
MAY F
 
 
31.5
France
03:55
PMI Manufacturing
MAY F
 
 
34.5
Germany
04:00
PMI Manufacturing
MAY F
 
39.5
33.4
Eurozone
04:30
PMI Manufacturing
MAY F
 
40
32.6
UK
09:00
PMI Manufacturing
MAY
 
 
36.0
Brazil
09:30
PMI Manufacturing
MAY
 
 
33.0
Canada
09:45
PMI Manufacturing
MAY F
 
 
36.1
United States
10:00
Construction Spending - Total
APR
 
-5 %
0.9 %
United States
10:00
ISM Manufacturing Survey
MAY
 
44.25
41.5
United States
10:00
ISM Manufacturing Prices Index
MAY
 
 
35.3
United States
10:00
ISM Manufacturing New Orders Index
MAY
 
 
27.1
United States
19:30
Current Account Balance - BoP
Q1
 
A$ 5 B
A$ 1.0 B
Australia
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