With the exception of the factories that produce medical protective equipment, which the Chinese government has requested to operate around the clock, it appears that few companies have yet to return to their previous pace.
Toyota said its four assembly plants were operating two shifts a day before the virus spread. But it plans to reopen three of them on Monday and Tuesday with only one point, and the fourth and youngest are now closed in Chengdu, western China.
Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that makes iPhones and other gadgets on behalf of Apple and international electronics companies, has refused to provide details of the factories that have been reopened since the Chinese holiday ended, but Media report denied It was intended to reach production levels by 50 percent by the end of this month. Did not respond to requests for additional comment. Apple also declined to comment, but its CEO, Timothy D. Cook said, last month, without giving details, that some of its suppliers could be damaged.
Anna Rathera opened last week, and by Monday, all but one of those in Wuhan had been caught in the middle of the epidemic, said Anna Katerina Shidelski, CEO of Instromental, a remote quality control system used by the global system of consumer electronics component sources. Brands to track and manage the electronics industry. She added that many of these factories were not fully operational.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, which has members across most of the industrial areas in eastern central China, said most of its members have resumed at least some operations. But Ker Gibbs, the chamber’s president, said that most of these members are not in full production, especially due to a shortage of workers.
Reopening companies means trying to bring together a lot of the 700 million people in China, after it has become a national holiday nearly three weeks away. The containment efforts undertaken by China have effectively established the country. At least 760 million people – just over half of the country’s population – are under various types of closures.
The authorities began to try to reconnect the country. Over the weekend, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture called for the removal of roadblocks and highways in rural areas that have prevented the movement of livestock and animal feed. Southern Jiangxi Province announced last Thursday that it will dismantle checkpoints at highway entrances and exits.