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LatinNews Daily - 01 December 2021

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In brief: Unemployment continues to fall in Chile

* Chile’s national statistics institute (INE) has released the latest figures on unemployment, which dropped to 8.1% over the period of August-October. This is 3.5 percentage points lower than the same month in 2020, and a 0.3 percentage point decrease on the previous rolling quarter (July-September). INE highlighted that the latest figures show the lowest unemployment rate since the arrival of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in March 2020, with October representing the sixth consecutive month of falling unemployment.