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Turkish Jobless Falls to 10.4% in February

May 15, 2012

(Corrects month in headline.)

Turkish unemployment fell to 10.4 percent in February from 11.5 percent in the same month of last year.

The rate rose from 10.2 percent in January, the statistics office in Ankara said on its website today.

On an adjusted basis, the jobless rate was 9.1 percent compared with 9 percent in January, and declining from 10.1 percent in the same month of last year.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ali Berat Meric in Ankara at

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