Rich people in Hong Kong may be affected by the global recession, but for a number plate of vehicles that prestigious, can still behave more than 46 thousand U.S. dollars (around Rp460 million).
As DPA reported early this week, plate number 1234 sold at 360 thousand Hong Kong dollars (46,445 U.S. dollars) in the auction held by the government against 280 unique license plate. Results are collected is 345 thousand U.S. dollars.
Some 30 of plate-plate number that offered it does not reach the opening price. It is a sign that the economy begin lethargy impact on one of the richest cities as the world.
Shares of Hong Kong is one of the most fall in the current crisis. Hang Seng Index falling to more than 25% of their value in the last six weeks.
Actor Jackie Chan fight in 2006 to fish pocket 1.5 million dollars (Rp 15 billion) to get the plate number 123.
According to the number of birthdays wife and children, each 23 January and 3 December.
In that year, numbered plate I LOVE U in Hong Kong with terlelang price 180 thousand U.S. dollars and overcome the price for HANDSOME, BABYFACE and MR DVD.
The Government of the Hong Kong territory each year offers a unique number to collect the money will be donated to the poor.
Plate number that may be the most expensive in the world is 1 in the terlelang a charity event in Abu Dhabi this year with the price of 24 million U.S. dollars (more than Rp24 billion). The property is the leading businessmen in Abu Dhabi.
(taken from gatra)