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Thursday 30 December 2004

Economic repercussion awaited

The earthquake and tsunami has caused unprecedented devastation and is expected to claim over 100,000 lives. The economic repercussion of this disaster is still unclear. Here are what a number of leading news sources around the world have to say about the issue:

Too soon to know economic toll of tsunami, says IMF, via Reuters
Tsunami Survivors Count the Cost, Business Week
Rebuilding costs huge, Globe and Mail
Wall Street frets about an Asian aftershock, Sydney Morning Herald
Tsunami's Economic Costs Emerge, Herald Sun
From aid to trade: how can devastated region recover?, The Independent, UK
Tsunami's economic impact assessed, AP
Economic impact may be widespread, The Indian Express
Disaster's economic toll estimated at 0.3% of GDP, Bangkok Post

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Anonymous Anonymous said :

Is the economic repercussion really something people reading this blog are worried about right now? Please get out of regular blog mode of posting something, anything every once in a while and keep this blog uncluttered so we can find the information that is really important more quickly.

Please don't take offense.

Thu Dec 30, 11:08:00 AM IST