US President Donald Trump. Photo: AP

US government shutdown cost America’s economy US$11 billion

  • Shutdown hurt economic growth because it affected roughly 800,000 workers and delayed federal spending on goods and services
  • Much of the money will be recouped now the government is open again but the Congressional Budget Office calculates US$3 billion will never be recovered
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