The 56th Emergency Economy Central Countermeasures Headquarters Meeting
Inspecting the supply chain as China expands lockdown… Hong Nam-ki, Deputy Prime Minister of Economy and Minister of Strategy and Finance, to prepare measures for corporate difficulties. 2022.3.3/News 1
Reporter Hye-ji Kim = Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Hong Nam-ki said on the 17th that he would announce on the afternoon of the afternoon whether the 14 industries designated as special employment support businesses would be extended or not, and whether the taxi transportation business would be newly designated.
Deputy Prime Minister Hong held the 56th Emergency Economy Central Countermeasures Headquarters meeting at the government complex in Seoul on the same day and made this announcement regarding the direction of the temporary measures in the employment sector that had been raised on the agenda.
First, Deputy Prime Minister Hong said that 15 industries, including travel and tourism, which have been suffering from job instability and worsening business conditions due to the corona virus, were designated as special employment support industries, and explained that the designation period for 14 industries, excluding shipbuilding, is expected to expire at the end of this month.
In related industries, the employment situation and sales volume improved slightly last year from a year ago, but they are voicing the need for support until the industry situation improves.
In the case of the taxi business, they are appealing for support by newly designating a special employment support business.
In response, Deputy Prime Minister Hong said at the meeting that he would discuss whether to extend the designation period for the 14 industries already designated and whether to newly designate the taxi transportation business, and announced the results after deliberation by the Employment Policy Deliberation Committee, a legal deliberation body.
On the other hand, regarding the issue of checking the supply chain impact due to the spread of Corona 19 in China, there may be difficulties in securing procurement for some items such as parts produced and imported in China due to the lockdown measures in some areas in China, and it may affect domestic production. analyzed.
Accordingly, he said that he would re-examine the supply chain situation and discuss measures to resolve corporate difficulties.