Open and close – many companies have been in stand-by mode for a year. Only with them will a restart of the economy succeed.
March 16, 2020 was a day on which the unimaginable happened in Austria. Large parts of social life were shut down by politics – schools and universities were closed, strict exit restrictions were imposed, and the economy was also closed. Production continued, but trading came to a standstill with the exception of basic supplies, and cafes, bars and restaurants remained closed. This first lockdown lasted almost a month and destroyed twelve billion euros in added value, the number of unemployed jumped within a few weeks …