Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) among Italian companies 2020

Between the results of the survey from March and those from April 2020, the percentage of companies in Italy that affirmed that they did not perceive any negative impact due to the coronavirus decreased consistently. At the beginning of March, they amount to 32.8 percent of the panel, whereas in April 2020, this figure dropped to 2.8 percent. On the other hand, the share of companies that stated to expected a severe slowdown in April was equal to 37.9 percent, a significant increase compared to the results from March. However, 21.2 percent of enterprises expected the damage caused by outbreak of this pandemic to be manageable.

Perceived impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) among Italian companies in March and April 2020

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April 2020



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April 2020

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Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "In riferimento al solo mese di marzo 2020, indichi, a suo parere, la rilevanza degli effetti negativi sulla sua azienda, della diffusione del Covid-19".

*Count March 2020: 3,171 companies
Count April 2020: 4,154 companies

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