The German economy expects public life to be restricted for another 8.5 months due to the coronavirus pandemic, a survey by the Munich-based Ifo economic institute showed on Monday. Leisure industry Firms in the leisure industry, hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, particularly feel pessimistic, with companies expecting 13 more months of restrictions. Those in the arts, cultural and gastronomy sector expect another 11 months. The beverage sector is the most optimistic, foreseeing an end to restrictions in 6.4 months. Read more: Coronavirus pandemic: Is the second wave already here? Watch video 04:34 Share COVID-19: Berlin clubs Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine Permalink https://p.dw.com/p/3gYPV Berlin clubs fight for survival Service sector Service providers in Germany expect restrictions to last another 8.9 months. People working in teaching and child care expect 10 months more of restrictions. Accommodation businesses such as hotels and hostels anticipate a further 9.3 months, and postal services expect an average of 6.6 months longer on public life restrictions. Read more: Coronavirus rallies: Germany’s growing anti-lockdown movement Trade, industry and construction Those working in trade expect a further 8.6 months of coronavirus restrictions. Construction firms foresee another 8.2 months and industry anticipates another 7.8… Read full this story
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