Japanese tourism to Indonesia drops 7.45 percent in March

The number of Japanese tourists in Indonesia dropped 7.45 percent in March 2011 due to the 9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) reports.

Japanese tourism to Indonesia drops 7.45 percent in March

The number of Japanese tourists in Indonesia dropped 7.45 percent in March 2011 due to the 9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) reports.

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“The number of Japanese tourists declined 7.45 percent in March, before and after the disaster,” BPS head Rusman Heriawan said Friday.

He said before the disaster hit the country on March 11, the number of Japanese tourists coming to Indonesia reached 864 people per day, and now dropped to 799 per day.

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