Almost 80 Cordoba companies have the go-ahead to return to business this week


About 80 local companies have the approval to leave the quarantine and resume their productive activity throughout this week.

These are signatures that became inactive when the national government ordered compulsory isolation to stop the advance of Covid-19.

These companies presented the documentation to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Mining of the Province, mainly the biosafety protocols, which must be approved by the Emergency Operations Center (COE), based on resolution 179/20 of the Ministry of Development. Productive of the Nation.

During the past weekend and today Monday, 38 exporting industries, mainly auto parts and capital goods manufacturers, were approved, as reported officially by the Province.

Among them are companies such as Dayco Argentina, Pistones Persan, Weg, Denso and Case New Holland (CNH). The latter returned to activity weeks ago for the production of agricultural machinery destined for the domestic market; you can now export again.

In this case, in addition to the biosecurity protocol, these companies present the details of their 2019 and this year’s exports, a note from the Córdoba Chamber of Foreign Trade (Cacec) endorsing these data, the foreign sales contracts that are in force and an affidavit that your employees will not use public passenger transportation to go to work.

The same decree 179/20 allows specific trade and service providers in the domestic market to be removed from quarantine.

Of this group, the Province approved the folders of 25 companies, mainly suppliers of construction materials and products for corralones, which receive the provincial resolution between Monday and Tuesday. Firms such as Palmar, Ortiz y Cía, Gallará, Karikal and Cerro Negro are registered in this lot.

“From now on, strict compliance with biosafety protocols and the commitments assumed is very important. The Ministry of Labor is doing audits with its Hygiene and Safety team ”, highlights Fernando Sibilla, Secretary of Industry of the Province.

Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, authorizations could be issued for another 10 to 15 more companies, mainly suppliers of specific items. In total, there are between 73 and 78 companies.

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It must be remembered that last week the Córdoba Industrial Center of Volkswagen, Prodismo and ZF Sachs Argentina returned to production, after obtaining the approval of the provincial Ministry of Industry and the COE.

VW reopened with the focus on the health of its operators

In all these cases, the companies present a list of the total of their employees and the minimum endowment to return to the activity. The vast majority of them start with 30 to 40 percent of its workers, which helps to lessen the impact of the greater movement of people in the city and ensure isolation schemes within companies.

According to the forecast of the provincial authorities, from now on the presentation of new exporting companies will slow down, since in Córdoba there are 480 firms that sell abroad, of which 200 carry out operations every month.

Taking into account that the food exporting industry worked during the entire quarantine, there are not many that remain inactive.

Yes, more presentations are expected from suppliers of specific items and also from the automotive industry, each of which must present its own protocols and documentation. The projection of the Province is that it will approve a dozen companies per week.


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