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Quake brings 206.5b yuan loss to industrial, mining companies
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The May 12 earthquake that jolted southwest China has caused a loss of 206.53 billion yuan (29.5 billion U.S. dollars) to the country's industrial and mining enterprises as of 4 p.m. Saturday, the State Council Information Office announced here on Sunday.

Figures from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed 4,003 big companies had resumed production, while 1,482 enterprises still suffered suspension in production.

(Xinhua News Agency June 9, 2008)

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