November 30, 2020

The Govern asks Nissan not to rush its decision on Barcelona

The Minister for Business and Knowledge, Àngels Chacón, has asked Nissan to give “a clear and honest answer” to the sector’s competitiveness plan promoted by the Govern and the Ministry of Industry and not to rush into its decisions about the plant Barcelona.

In response to a question from JxCat in the control session to the Govern on Thursday, Chacón has revealed that in the successive meetings he has held with those responsible for the company, he has found the same answer: “There are no decisions made and the On the 28th, the economic situation of the sector will be reported. “

The management of Nissan in Barcelona yesterday conveyed to the unions that it cannot assure the current volume of employment, waiting for the parent company to make public on May 28 its strategic plan for operations worldwide.

Chacón has indicated that the will of the Govern has always been to have a “fluid dialogue” with those responsible for the company.

Likewise, it has revealed that they will take tomorrow to the Coordination Commission for Economic Reactivation the Government’s plan to support the mobility and automotive industry, since companies must be “accompanied” in their transition to electric vehicles to guarantee “the competitiveness of the sector, its jobs and generate new highly qualified”.

On the other hand, the Minister of Digital Policies and Public Administration, Jordi Puigneró, has affirmed that the decision to cancel the 2020 edition of the Mobile World Congress on the occasion of the coronavirus pandemic was “successful” despite the criticism it received at the time.


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