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Japan's unemployment rate remained at 2.4 percent in October while its industrial production shrank by 4.2 percent, the Japanese government said on Friday.

The number of unemployed last month was 1.64 million, an increase of 10,000 people – or 0.6 percent – year-on-year, according to data released by the Statistics Bureau of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. EFE-EPA