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Arab World Needs 25 Million Jobs in Next 10 Years, WEF Says

October 22, 2011

Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- The Arab world needs to create 25 million jobs over the next 10 years, according to the Arab Competitiveness Report released today at the World Economic Forum meeting at the Dead Sea in Jordan.

Some 2.8 million young people enter the Arab world’s labor market every year, the report said.

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To contact the editor responsible for this story: Riad Hamade at

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