London 2012 Olympics Added £9.9 billion to UK Economy

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According to the Government body, UK Trade and Industry (UKTI), the London 2012 Olympics has given the UK £9.9 billion in economic benefit through it’s various activities.

In addition the UKTI report that the 2012 Olympics are responsible for

  • The creation of 31,000 new jobs,
  • £5.9bn of additional sales from Olympic-related activity such as the British Business Embassy,
  • A £2.5 billion boost to inward investment,
  • £120 million in deals from the upcoming World Cup and Olympic events in Brazil won by UK companies,
  • 60 contracts won by UK companies for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and 2018 Russia World Cup.
  • The Supplier Recognition Scheme – a deal which for the first time allows UK-based suppliers to London 2012 to reference their work on the Olympics in their promotion and marketing.
2012 Olympics Success in Numbers
2012 Olympics Success in Numbers

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