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Cyclone economic impact on Samoa as bad as tsunami

Cyclone economic impact on Samoa as bad as tsunami

Updated 21 December 2012, 17:23 AEDT

The economic impact of Cyclone Evan on Samoa was at least as bad as the recent tsunami.

That's according to the International Monetary Fund's resident advisor on the Pacific Island, Yangzheg Yang.

He says both Fiji and Samoa have had their economies badly hit by the cyclone, but Samoa seems to have come out worse.

Presenter: Bruce Hill

Speaker: Yangzheng Yang, resident advisor on the Pacific Islands, International Monetary Fund

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