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Estimate of the Impacts of the February 2020 Rail Disruption

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Published on March 13, 2020 PDF

This note provides PBO’s estimate of the economic and financial impacts of the February 2020 disruption of rail transportation due to blockades of rail lines and other protests. The estimate includes both the direct and indirect impacts from rail transportation, transportation support activities (port disruptions) and urban transit system industries, as well as macroeconomic feedback.