Covestro to Cut up to 10 Percent of Jobs Worldwide

By Reuters
Reuters
Reuters
September 3, 2021 Updated: September 3, 2021

German chemicals maker Covestro plans to cut up to 1,700 of its 16,500 jobs worldwide, the Rheinische Post newspaper said.

In Germany, the maker of foam chemicals and hard plastics could cut up to 950 jobs out of 7,600, the paper said in its report on Thursday, citing trade union circles.

Covestro confirmed the figures as a first preliminary estimate. A further update will come in the coming months, the company’s spokeswoman told Reuters.

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