Since March 13, a lot of Colombian companies implemented home office schemes in administrative areas to prevent coronavirus transmission.
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Since March 13, a lot of Colombian companies implemented home office schemes in administrative areas to prevent coronavirus transmission. Currently, a high percentage of employees show interest in a model that combines the presence in the office and home office. This is the case of Ecopetrol that will apply a mix scheme nationally.
Commerce sales start to show positive signs; a 21% of the affiliates to Fenalco (Federación Nacional de Comerciantes) have stated that their sales in September where higher than last year, meanwhile, for a 25% where similar and for a 54% where less than last year. In case of cars and motorcycles there were reductions regarding the same period last year, in September there was an increase of cars of 39.4% and 24.8% of motorcycles.
The fashion sector that includes wardrobe, textile, leather, and shoes as well as jewelry, improved their performance thanks to the re-opening of commerce, especially on shopping malls.
At the same time, dealers report that supply to restaurants have increased in their activities last month.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Ocde) updated the index which evaluates the advance of each country and located Colombia in third place, with a score of 0,729 between 33 economies worldwide, under United Kingdom with a score of 0,736 and South Corea in first place with a score of 0,742 over 1.