Recently, the Italian Association of the Catering Industry (Anbc-Associazione Nazionale Banqueting e Catering) called on the government to activate the crisis mode and take financial interventions to extend the payment of the wage subsidy fund (Fondo Integrazione Salariale) until the end of the year.
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The Italian restaurant industry is closely related to tourism and is a major pillar of the Italian economy. However, due to the impact of the blockade during the epidemic, the turnover of the Italian catering industry has shrunk considerably, with a decline of more than 80%. Given the current situation, it will be difficult to get rid of the troubled situation of the catering industry throughout 2020.