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BNA launches survey on impact of pandemic on SMEs

The Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA) will conduct a survey exclusively for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to obtain information on the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on productive and commercial activity.

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According to a communiqué from the BNA, the survey is aimed at enterprises in the different sectors of economic activity: agriculture, animal production, hunting, forestry and fishing, manufacturing, construction, transport and storage, trade, education, housing and catering, communication, information, among others.

The survey, which will continue as long as the country faces the covid-19 pandemic, must be submitted to the BNA by the 15th of each month, referring to the previous month.

The survey for April 2020 should be submitted between 25 and 29 May 2020.

In Angola, there have so far been 69 cases of infection, which have resulted in four deaths.

On a global level, according to an AFP news agency report, the covid-19 pandemic has already caused more than 335,000 deaths and infected more than 5.1 million people in 196 countries and territories.