Italy extends lockdown; steel assets expected to remain shut

The Italian government has announced it will extend the lockdown in the country to manage the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak in the country, keeping already closed steel assets shuttered.

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on April 1 that he had signed a new decree extending the lockdown in the country until April 13, discarding the original end date of April 3.
"We are not in the condition, I want to clarify it, to be able to ease the restrictive measures that we have put in place," he said.

The lockdown originally began in select locations of Lombardy and in 14 provinces in the regions of Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Piedmont and Marche...

Published

Carrie Bone

April 02, 2020

12:39 GMT

London