Tokyo Electric would face 5-7 trillion yen in compensation claims should the period for damages end next January, according to Yusuke Ueda, chief credit strategist at Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., who based his estimates on the Tokaimura disaster. If the period lasted for a year after that, the total would climb to 9-11 trillion yen.

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