Business with China Slumps: Chamber of Commerce Sets Up Coronavirus Hotline

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: February 23, 2020; 15:24 ♦ (Vindobona)

Because of the coronavirus crisis, the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKO) is now also reacting and setting up an auxiliary hotline for the approximately 1,000 affected companies in the Austrian-Chinese trade.

WKO Chamber of Comerce Headquarters: Task force "Wirtschaft COVID-19" has been setup. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Robert Schediwy [CC BY-SA 3.0]

Due to the coronavirus, the Austrian Chamber of Commerce is now setting up a hotline for affected companies from Austria.

The aim is to help the companies, for example, to contact the Chinese authorities.

The WKO also organised a "task force" called "Wirtschaft COVID-19" between the Chinese Embassy, the Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Austrian…