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What will be the economic cost of the earthquake in Indonesia?

The quake has killed nearly 5,000 people, injured twice that many and displaced up to 200,000 - now economists must determine how it will impact the nation's economy.
Asia's deadliest natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami is thankfully drawing international attention and aid - but how much will Saturday's May 27 6.3 magnitude earthquake in the Central Java region of Indonesia hurt the nation's economy

It has killed at least 4,611 people and roughly 10,000 people are injured - and that number will probably continue to rise in the next few days. Approximlatey 200,000 people have been made homeless by the quake. These are all uncountable costs to the economy that will take their toll over years to come.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who has been on diplomatic tours around the world of late, went straight to work seeking economic aid relief from...
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