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World Cup Generates Jobs and Boosts Economy in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has generated nearly one million jobs in the country and will inject approximately R$30 billion in the economy, shows a recent survey conducted by FIPE (Economic Research Institute Foundation) for Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism.

For Vicente Neto, president of Embratur (Brazilian Tourism Institute) the survey’s results are very significant. “It is an extraordinary human legacy,” he said in a press conference last week in Rio de Janeiro. In the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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