​Paragon: Over 50,000 workers have lost their jobs and 10,000 businesses have closed during the pandemic

​Paragon: Over 50,000 workers have lost their jobs and 10,000 businesses have closed during the pandemic

In addition to public health, the pandemic has undoubtedly significantly affected the economic downturn in Kosovo, over 10,000 businesses have been closed and over 50,000 jobs have been lost. This was said today at the roundtable organized by the Institute for Social Research “Paragon” on the topic “Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labor market, challenges and expectations.

This was said today at the roundtable organized by the Institute for Social Research “Paragon” on the topic “Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labor market, challenges and expectations”.

Fisnik Dukolli from the “Paragon” Institute said that in the period of the pandemic, for a year now, the quality of education has suffered, and the whole economic chain, with the closure of businesses and job losses.

He said that among the most affected sectors remains the gastronomy sector.

Florian Aliu during the presentation of the research of this Institute emphasized that the pandemic in the labor market has affected the loss of jobs 50 thousand workers, while also in this period 10 thousand businesses have been closed.

According to Ali, another 150,000 workers still have wage difficulties.

Arian Vranica from the Gastronomy Association of Kosovo, said that 64 percent is the decline in revenues in gastronomy or as he said, 20 million decline in revenues.

He said 11,000 workers have lost their jobs in gastronomy.

 

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