What are the effects of Covid-19 on the textile industry?
- 50% of the total number of registered companies in the textile industry, or 677 companies received state support for payment of salaries;
- A total of 25,767 people employed in companies in the textile industry received state support for the payment of salaries. Out of these, 35 are still employed in companies which did not pay them;
- 282,750 denars have not yet been paid to the employees of the textile companies.
Read more information about the situation in the infographic below:
The infographic was created within the project “Response to the socio-economic effects of COVID-19 by supporting vulnerable groups of low-paid workers, workers who are part of the informal economy and temporary workers” The project is implemented by a consortium of 6 organizations composed of Institute for Economic Research and Policy Finance Think – Skopje; Association for Research and Analysis ZMAI – Skopje; Analytics – Skopje; Association “Glasen tekstilec” – Štip; Association for promotion and protection of workers’ rights “Dostoinstven Rabotnik” – Prilep; and Association for Rural Development LAG Agro Leader – Krivogaštani, with financial support of the Foundation Open Society – Macedonia.
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