Economic situation & prices
As a member of Agoria, you will find in the "Economic Situation & Prices" section figures and analyses on the economic situation of the technology inspired industry and various factors that affect the industry directly or indirectly.
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'Pulse Check' - Impact of Covid-19 on Automotive industry suppliers In the context of the Coronavirus crisis and its significant impact on the automotive industry, a second "Covid-19 survey" was conducted in April 2020. Four times a year, the European Automotive Suppliers Association CLEPA works with McKinsey & Company to conduct a 'Pulse Check', a survey carried out among automotive industry suppliers with regard to their economic situation and forecasts. This second additional Covid-19 survey, carried out between 27 and 30 April among 79 respondents, was focused on the relaunch of the European automotive industry.
Technology sector running at 75%, one in five people temporarily unemployed More and more people are working in the technology sector. While the average employment rate was 52.8 percent in early April, it has since risen sharply to 75 percent. One in five people are temporarily unemployed, reported sectoral federation Agoria on Tuesday. According to Marc Lambotte, CEO of Agoria, this is a major step forward: “Work is the basis of our prosperity. Going back to work in safe conditions is good for all of us.”
The impact of COVID-19 on the automotive suppliers: Results from the McKinsey CLEPA Pulse Check Every three months, CLEPA (The Europeas Association of Automotive Suppliers, of which Agoria is a board member) and McKinsey & Company perform their "Pulse Check", a survey amongst automotive suppliers on the economic situation and forecast. During the last survey, carried out between March 20 and 24 with 116 respondents, the focus shifted towards the impact of COVID-19 on the industry.
This is what the Security Council has decided for your company The Belgian technology sector will restart gradually as of Monday, 4 May, according to Agoria, now that the National Security Council has announced the exit strategy for our country. This exit strategy is the way to go. On Monday, we will continue consultations with all relevant partners to arrive at a guide that is to serve as the key to reboot the companies in our sector as of 4 May.
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