New Coronavirus Already Affecting The Oregon Economy


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The global economic impact of the new coronavirus is already evident here in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Bob Whelan, senior economist with ECONorthwest, says that while the situation is not entirely predictable, it’s likely to further slow down the local economy. The loss of Chinese, Japanese and European tourists would hit Oregon particularly hard, and impact manufacturing and other industries as well.

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