CEMAC zone: recession could reach 6% according to BEAC

All the indicators are certainly not red. But most of the economic indicators in the six countries of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) are already found the Monetary Policy Committee (CPM) of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) at the end of the second annual session on June 24, 2020 in Yaoundé.

Analyzing the situation in Central Africa, it emerges that in the short and medium terms, the CEMAC zone is affected by the health crisis and the fall in the prices of the main export products. "

"In the first half of 2020, the revival of productive activities was slowed down in the sub-region by the disruption of supply circuits for imported products as well as by the restrictive measures adopted by the various governments to contain the effects of the pandemic. Although it is premature for the moment to fully grasp the impact of COVID-19 on national economies, it is already anticipated during this first semester a drop in production as well as a det…

Wearing a mask in transport, certificate of movement: Sud-Rail calls "railway workers not to participate in control operations"

After the presentation of the deconfinement plan in transport, Éric Meyer, federal secretary of Sud-Rail announced Friday May 8 on Franceinfo that the union Sud-Rail "will call the railway workers not to take part in the operations of control and verbalization" to from Monday 11 May.

If "the railroaders are ready to assure the railway production", assured the union representative, "with all the approximations that there are around the wearing of the compulsory mask, the distribution, the certificate of compulsory displacement at the hours of tip in Île-de-France, we, Sud-Rail, we will call the railway workers not to take part in the operations of controls and verbalization, because it is neither their mission nor their prerogatives ". For Eric Meyer, "these are public order measures. If the State wants to control and verbalize, it is a mission of the State".

All the more, added the federal secretary of Sud-Rail, that "the railway workers have had no training and we don't know the procedures. So, in order not to put the railway workers in danger, so that they can focus on the tasks of flow management in stations and management of health security for users and themselves, we will call the railroaders not to participate in the control and reporting operations which could take place on Monday at the entrance to the stations. " With "these devices that are put in place quickly", Eric Meyer also fears tensions with passengers, "it will inevitably create tension in the trains".