Early on a Sunday morning came the announcement from the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte: 14 in the provinces, and the whole of the Lombardy region, is put in quarantine. More than 15 million people are affected by the travel substantially limited in the major cities such as Milan, Venice, and Parma. This decision is valid until the 3rd of april.
Milan is Italy's second largest city. It is the country's only stock exchange, and the region of Lombardy, is the country's industrial center. Many companies have factories or offices in the area, which has now been placed in quarantine.
it can be difficult. Atlas Copco has been key devices for product development and manufacturing operations in Italy, and the Italian base is located in the Milan area.
"A big part of our business to be affected, but it is too early to say," says the editor-in-chief, Sara Liljedal.
Sandvik ab has a cooperation with distributors in many parts of Italy, on both the inside and the outside of the area are put into quarantine. The company's Italienkontor is located at Milan, and which has been closed for two weeks.
" Our staff is already working from home. If the quarantine affects our other operations in the Czech republic is still a little too early to tell, " says presstalesperson Martin Blomgren.
the three factories in the north of Italy, in the Lombardy region. There is continuing production this week. ”Our employees ' health and safety will, of course, in the first instance, and we will continue to monitor developments closely and will take steps to ensure that no one is exposed to unnecessary risk”, said the head of corporate communications, Daniel Frykholm, to the RIGHT.
Italy is one of the countries where the furniture giant, Ikea, has the highest number of department stores, a total of 18 of them. Seven of them are located in the area are put into quarantine. H&M has a variety of shops in the karantänområdet, more than 20, only in Milan and the surrounding area. The TT has been applied for both the Ikea and the klädbolaget for that matter, how the business will be affected, but no one has responded in time for publication.<