Corporate Corner

9 April, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Corporate Corner

Containers are seen in a terminal at the docks in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires. Argentine produces cereals, legumes, meats, fruits, all goods that will always be in demand. But the current coronavirus pandemic, which in April 2020 keeps half of humanity in confinement, has struck exports from Argentina, one of the world's largest food producers.


A trader wearing a face mask sits next to items to be sold at a market following a directive from Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that all vendors should sleep in markets for 14 days to curb the spreading of the COVID-19 coronavirus at Nakasero market in Kampala, Uganda on Tuesday. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ordered 14-day nationwide lockdown on March 30, in a bid to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus which has so far infected 52 people in the country.


Pedestrians are reflected in a quotation board of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on Wednesday. Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday as investors cautiously welcomed tentative signs of an improvement in the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis battering the global economy.


TOPSHOT - French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire (L) speaks on the phone with his German counterpart as his advisor Juliette Oury (C), his cabinet deputy director Thomas Revial (2nd R) and French Treasury director Odile Renaud-Basso attend, during a break in a videoconference meeting of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers to discuss coronavirus response on April 7, 2020 at the French Economy ministry in Paris. EU finance ministers hope to agree a coronavirus economic rescue package for the worst-hit member states on Tuesday, but will fall short of demands from beleaguered Spain and Italy.


Boxes with protective masks sit in foreground as volunteers of the Italian Red Cross prepare protective masks which will be distribute for free to Florence residents to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus in Florence, on April 7, 2020. Italy's three-week lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19 has been extended through at least mid-April and its economy is expected to suffer its biggest peacetime shock since World War II.


An official of China Railway Group, contractor of Padma Bridge Rail Link Project (PBRLP), donates Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Kurmitola General Hospital and Combined Military Hospital (CMH) at a function in the capital recently.