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Colombia’s August Urban Unemployment Rate Falls to 10.4%

September 30, 2011

Sept. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Colombia’s urban jobless rate fell to 10.4 percent in August, the national statistics agency said in Bogota.

Economists had estimated unemployment would be 11.2 percent, according to the median forecast of 14 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

--With assistance from Dominic Carey in Sao Paulo. Editor: Robert Jameson

To contact the reporter on this story: Heather Walsh in Santiago at Andrea Jaramillo in Bogota at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joshua Goodman at

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