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27th February, 2020

BorsodChem cancels event due to virus

BorsodChem has cancelled its February 28 project closing and new technology unit opening ceremony due to the aggressive spread of the coronavirus in northern Italy, the chemical factory announced on Wednesday.

Invitations for the event were posted on February 24.

As the virus poses a serious threat, BorsodChem is following a policy of avoiding mass events.

The safety of invited guests was the main priority, the company underlined.

The cancellation is an omen of how the virus might negatively affect the Hungarian economy, Portfolio adds.

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