Libya: Withdrawal of Austrian Companies

IndustrialsConstruction ♦ Published: February 22, 2011; 00:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Most Austrian companies are getting their employees out as the result of violent riots in Libya.

Libya: Withdrawal of Austrian Companies / Picture: © Wikipedia / U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jesse B. Awalt

The escalation in Libya is forcing companies to stop their activities. The currently unforeseeable political consequences and the ever-collapsing infrastructure, but also the increasingly critical supply situation require the suspension of activities. The Austrian energy group OMV is particularly affected, and the employees and their families have already returned  to Austria. Libya…