Baotou takes measures to boost employment in 2017
Baotou municipal government has released a series of policies and measures to boost employment in the city including business-guaranteed loans, and employment assistance for college and university graduates.
Special funds of 345 million yuan ($54 million) were raised in the year to facilitate employment, and 323 million yuan was spent, with a year-on-year growth of 15 percent. Expenditures for unemployment insurance funds were 126 million yuan, and 42.5 million yuan were for interest payments on business-guaranteed loans, benefiting 70,000 people. Various types of employment and business subsidies amounted to some 500 million yuan.
Staff members of the employment department explain the employment assistance policies to people having difficulties in finding employment. [Photo/Baotou Daily]
An innovation and entrepreneurship project exhibition is held in Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region. [Photo/Baotou Daily]