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Germany manufacturing employment rises in April

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Staff Writer | June 16, 2017
Germany's manufacturing employment increased in April from a year ago, data from Destatis showed Friday.
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Europe   There were 5.4 million employed persons
The number of people worked in local manufacturing units rose by around 73,000 or 1.4% from prior year in April.

At the end of April, there were 5.4 million employed persons in local manufacturing units.

The number of hours worked in April decreased 9.7% from a year earlier, reaching 653 million. The earnings totaled EUR 24.5 billion, which was 3.9% more than in April 2016.