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Montevideo, August 16th 2018 - 08:51 UTC

Russian economy expecting US$ 1.6bn boost from the World Cup

Wednesday, June 13th 2018 - 09:27 UTC

The Russian economy is expecting to get a significant financial boost from an increased tourist flow during the FIFA World Cup, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development said. “According to our estimates, foreigners will spend over 100 billion rubles (US$1.6 billion) during the World Cup in Russia,” Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin told Sovetsky Sport newspaper. Read full article

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