Minister: Construction, Industry, Supply Sectors Functioning Well

By 23 March 2020

ZAGREB, March 23, 2020 - Economy Minister Darko Horvat said on Monday that the coronavirus infection and Sunday's quake had not brought the Croatian economy to a halt, and pointed out the resilience of the industry and the construction sector as well as the normal functioning of supply chains.

The economy has not ceased to function, some industrial branches have to step up their production, for instance food and protective equipment producing businesses, Horvat told the Croatian Television on Monday morning.

The construction and the provision of supplies are functioning without any major hitch, he said.

The minister said that buffer stocks were almost full.

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