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Unemployment in Wales fell between May and July, according to official figures published this morning.
There were 118,000 people out of work - a rate of 8.0 per cent.
The unemployment rate is still slightly higher in Wales than the 7.7 per cent for the UK as a whole.
The latest unemployment figures are due to be released by the Office for National Statistics later this morning.
Last month's figures revealed unemployment had risen in Wales, increasing by a thousand to 122,000 in the three months to June - a rate of 8.2 per cent.
But across the UK unemployment had fallen, standing at 2.5 million (7.8 per cent).