Tuesday, July 08, 2003

Counting the cost of SARS

Rosemary Righter, writing in The Times, has provided a summary of the effect that SARS has had on the leading Asian economies. One point is that there is little point in the wider world worrying about Asia dragging the world economy down because of SARS. Excluding Japan, but including China, East Asian GDP is still just seven percent of the world total.

Asia counts the cost of an outbreak of fear, The Times, 8 July 2003


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