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04-04-2017

Italy Feb unemployment 11.5%, down 0.3 pct pt vs Jan

Italy's unemployment rate stood at 11.5% in February, down 0.3 percentage point from the previous month, according to data from statistics bureau Istat. Compared to the previous month, the number of unemployed fell by 83,000, or 2.7%, in February. On an annual basis, the number of unemployed fell by 18,000 people, or 0.6%, while the inactive population - or that neither in employment or seeking a job - fell by 360,000, or 2.7%, Istat said. RADIOCOR