Chambers of commerce do their bit in virus fight

Life and business "must and will continue as the community manages the risks associated with Covid-19", the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce has emphasised to its members.
Life and business "must and will continue as the community manages the risks associated with Covid-19", the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce has emphasised to its members.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

They keep members up to date, limit event attendees and find out how firms are coping

Business networks here have stepped up the fight against the coronavirus outbreak by ensuring that members stay up to date with the latest news, limiting the number of attendees at events, and conducting surveys to find out how companies are coping.

The European Chamber of Commerce in Singapore has also distributed a statement of support for Singapore at the European Union Commission written by its president Federico Donato.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 10, 2020, with the headline 'Chambers of commerce do their bit in virus fight'. Print Edition | Subscribe