In Turkey, assessed the damage to the economy after a deadly earthquake


According to the Confederation of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen of Turkey, the earthquake caused damage to the country’s economy in the amount of $84 billion, writes Bloomberg.



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It is specified that the earthquake, which claimed the lives of thousands of people in Turkey, will lead to losses in the national economy in the amount of more than $84 billion, or about 10% of GDP. The confederation reports that damage to residential buildings amounted to $ 70.8 billion. Turkey is also expected to reduce the revenue side of the Turkish budget by $ 10.4 billion, and labor losses will cost the country $ 2.9 billion.

Experts, however, believe that it is too early to sum up the results of the natural disaster.

As reported IA REGNUM, in Turkey continues to grow the number of victims of the earthquake. According to the latest data, 29,605 people died in the country as a result of the earthquake.


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