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The world’s richest people are less likely to buy a yacht due to the unstable economy. This was announced by Bloomberg.
According to the publication, the demand for luxury items from some categories decreased by seven percent compared to the previous year. In this case the manufacturer Heesen Yachts has sold 199 yacht Conboy in 2018, and in 2019 — 102, calculated SuperYacht Times.
It is noted that the loss of interest to the yacht was influenced by messages about the trade deal between the US and China, Brexit in the UK and other news. The situation in the industry will only get worse in 2020, when will the US presidential election, experts predict.
On 8 November it became known that the financial condition of billionaires in 2018 decreased by 4.3 percent, or $ 388 billion, reaching 8.5 trillion dollars. Stronger than all suffered billionaires from the Asia-Pacific region had gone down by 7.4 percent. At the same time in North and South America the number of billionaires has increased.
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