Fewer business trips to Corona

Business trips were the order of the day for many employees of German companies. The Corona crisis is likely to change this even permanently. | ©Ekaterina Pokrovsky/fotolia.com

Fewer business trips to Corona?

Companies plan fewer business trips to Corona. 57 % of German companies believe it is likely that they will permanently cut back on business trips as a result of the Corona crisis. This is according to the ifo Institute's business survey.

Industry expects 64 % fewer business trips, followed by service providers with 60 %. "The consequences of the Corona crisis will accompany some industries for a very long time, for example airlines, railroads, hotels and restaurants," explains ifo researcher Stefan Sauer. Less affected are trade with 39 % and construction with 29 %.

Who reduces business travel the most?

In industry, the pharmaceutical sector with 80 %, computer manufacturers with 77 %, glass and ceramics manufacturers with 72 %, chemicals with 71 % and beverage manufacturers with 71 % want to travel particularly little in the future. In addition, IT service providers and management consultants in particular want to travel less, each with 80 %, as well as companies from research and development with 74 %, and from advertising and market research with 72 %. Business trips to Corona

In the retail sector, wholesale is particularly affected, with 46 % of companies planning to make fewer business trips. In retail, the figure is 31 %.

(ifo Institute, PM of 23.06.2020/ Viola C. Didier, RES JURA Editorial Office)

Source: https://www.der-betrieb.de


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