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Officials fret over inflation, severe business impact of flood crisis

  • Hans David Tampubolon

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, January 18 2013 | 09:22 am

PREMIUM The flood emergency in Jakarta has severely hurt businesses and might slow the growth of the national economy, experts and officials agree.

Finance Minister Agus Martowardojo said here on Thursday that flood mitigation infrastructure needed to be built immediately in Jakarta and throughout Indonesia to avoid inflationary pressure from flood damage.

“This recent flood might boost th...