Secondary sector production fell sharply in 2nd quarter 2020 by 7.7% due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Neuch√Ętel, 20.08.2020 - Secondary sector production declined by 7.7% in 2nd quarter 2020 in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier. Turnover fell by 10.2%. This is the biggest decline since 2nd quarter 2009. With the exception of the pharmaceutical industry, all sectors saw production and turnover losses. This is shown by provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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