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Giant squid statue has had enormous financial impact

A Japanese fishing city says an enormous statue of a squid has had an enormous financial impact, although it drew criticism for having been paid for with an emergency COVID-19 aid grant.

Noto Town in Ishikawa Prefecture on the Sea of Japan spent about 180,000 {dollars} in grant cash to cowl most of the price of constructing the statue at a vacationer facility. The statue is 13 meters lengthy and 4 meters tall at its highest level. The city is thought for its squid fishery.

Some individuals argued that it was inappropriate to make use of a grant supplied by the central authorities for one thing that had no direct connection to the pandemic.

But the erection of the statue was coated by many media shops and it has attracted numerous vacationers.

On Monday, city officers revealed {that a} marketing consultant had estimated the statue had created about 4.4 million {dollars} in financial exercise between October 2020, when building started, by July of this yr.

The tally consists of resort and restaurant payments paid by guests.

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