In the Chinese city of Wuhan, which was the epicentre of the spread of the novel coronavirus, has allowed automobile factories and parts suppliers to resume work, according to China Daily, citing Deputy Governor of Hubei province Cao of Langyashan.
He stressed that Hubei is the largest producer of cars and phosphorus fertilizers in China. Located in the enterprise play a key role in the global supply chain, and further “simple” plants can lead to extremely negative consequences.
The publication notes that the Wuhan city is the automotive capital of China, which manufactures cars of such brands as Chevrolet, Renault, Peugeot and Honda, as well as a large number of automotive parts.
Easing of the quarantine regime has also affected other parts of Hubei province, where there is a more favorable epidemiological situation: there is also allowed to companies to go back to work, with the exception of those in the “negative list”.
However, according to Tsao, the province is still experiencing the difficulties associated with the reopening of the factories, including due to the fact that the application process for migrants, so they can return to work very difficult. Also the region is experiencing problems of a financial nature.
An outbreak of coronavirus began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The total number of cases in the world exceeded 222 thousand dead and 9 thousand people, according to Johns Hopkins University.