Marine foods, which constitute nearly 3 per cent of India’s annual exports, may be hit marginally. Tourism and, hence, civil aviation, may continue to boom in case India is able to send the right messages to global travellers. And the cost of relief and reconstruction, predicts India’s FM P. Chidambaram, can easily be absorbed. (Although RBI governor Y.S.R. Reddy did admit "there’ll be some fiscal impact".) We present a detailed assessment of what’ll happen in two areas—tourism and marine exports.
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