New virus France plans to diversify parts procurement Concern over supply from China February 22 7:25
With concerns about the supply of parts and raw materials from China growing in various fields due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, the French Minister of Economics Lemaire has expressed the idea that it is necessary to diversify its suppliers. Was.
French Minister for Economic Affairs Lemaire held a press conference on Tuesday after discussing the effects of the spread of the new coronavirus with the leaders of various trade groups in the country.
The Minister of Economic Affairs Lemaire pointed out that there are fields such as raw materials for pharmaceuticals that rely heavily on China. I think it is necessary to strategically reconsider our suppliers of raw materials, etc., "he said, indicating that it is necessary to diversify our suppliers in these fields.
In addition, despite the fact that sales of hotels, restaurants and retail stores are declining due to a decrease in tourists from China, it is possible that the current economic growth rate will be reduced by 0.1 point at this time regarding the impact on the French economy He showed that there was.