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Sethusamudram Canal: An Expensive Voyage?
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 42, No. 29 (Jul. 21-27, 2007), pp. 2993-2996
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4419805
Page Count: 4
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The economic viability of the Sethusamudram Canal rests on weak grounds, for the savings in time for ships travelling from the east to west coasts are not as large as advertised and some shipping companies may even find the tariffs too expensive to make it worth switching from the current shipping lanes.
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