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Tele interview: Impact of Irene on already fragile US economy

08-29-2011 14:09 BJT

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For more on tropical storm Irene, we are joined on the line by Liu Youfa, Vice President of China Institute of International Studies.

Q1: Hurricane Irene was downgraded to a tropical storm as it hit New York. Its impact was less than expected, but is it still regarded as one of the worst natural disasters in US history and how much damage has been caused?

Q2: How will Irene affect the already fragile US economy?

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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