Beijing can earn in the Olympics some $ 2 billion

According to the Beijing Olympic Association for Economic Research, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, which will be held in the capital of China from 8 to 24 August will earn about two billion dollars.Experts note that the Olympics has led to strong economic growth of Beijing.According to the Beijing Olympic Association for Economic Research, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, which will be held in the capital of China from 8 to 24 August will earn about two billion dollars.Experts note that the Olympics has led to strong economic growth of Beijing.

According to the Beijing statistical upravleniyav average annual GDP growth of capital was from 11.8% in 2005 and reached the 2007 figure by 12.3% higher than the achievements of 2006.

According to the statistical agency, the contribution of the Olympic Games in the overall growth of the city's GDP is 1.14%.According to the forecast, the share of Olympic Beijing's GDP growth this year due to investments in infrastructure and construction of sports facilities will incre

ase by 0.85%.

Experts note that the direct income of Beijing Olympic bring especially investment sponsors of the Games, as well as advertising revenue from ticket sales and broadcasting rights of the Games.

Previously, the city authorities have reported that the construction and renovation of 31 competitive and 45 training venues have been invested about $ 1.9 billion.

estimated that the Games in the country as a whole has invested more than $ 40 billion, which has already made the 2008 Games the most expensive in the history of the Olympic Movement.

the first time in the history of the Olympic movement on the basis of the 2008 Olympics will be drawn up a report on the impact of sports events in the country's development.

Start project, which is implemented on the initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Beijing Olympics organizing committee, was given in 2003 and is conducted at the Centre of Olympic Studies and Humanities People's University of China.

According to the initiators of the project, the report, which will be presented in 2010, will be marked with universal methods for assessing long-term impact of the Games on the development of the country, where they are held.

In their view, it should be a valuable guide for the host countries the next Olympics.

, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to the local media.