1 in 3 firms risks closure due to virus - ISTAT

6 out of 10 hotels, restaurants at risk too

(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 7 - One in three firms in Italy risks closure due to the coronavirus emergency, ISTAT said Tuesday.
    The stats agency added that six out of 10 hotels and restaurants were also at risk.
    Some 38.3% of Italian firms say they may have to shutter their doors this year, the report said.
    The danger is higher among micro-firms (40.6%) and small businesses (33.5%) but is also "significant" among medium firms (22.4%) and large firms (18.8%).
    Over 65% of eateries and hotels say they may go belly up endangering over 800,000 jobs. (ANSA).


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