[G]lobal audit and advisory firm Grant Thornton says the gross economic impact of the event is expected to reach 93 billion rand.
Of this, 62% is expected to be generated pre-2010, and 38% during the course of the year.
Foreign tourism will account for 16% of the gross impact.
The majority of economic spend comes from the national government’s spend on infrastructure and some operational expenditure.
World Cup will generate R93 billion - audit
April 21, 2010