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ducky19

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$9M license plate
« on: November 01, 2016, 07:40:00 AM »
http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/31/news/dubai-million-dollar-license-plates/index.html

I guess the UAE had to find something other than oil to fund their building projects with...

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Re: $9M license plate
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2016, 07:49:59 AM »
Ah, the pinnacle of vanity plates.

(IIRC, UAE actually doesn't get that much money from oil production.  Their Qatari neighbors to the west, however...)

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Re: $9M license plate
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2016, 10:40:36 AM »
Ah, the pinnacle of vanity plates.

(IIRC, UAE actually doesn't get that much money from oil production.  Their Qatari neighbors to the west, however...)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_the_United_Arab_Emirates

Dubai doesn't, the other Emirates do.

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Re: $9M license plate
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2016, 01:07:20 AM »
http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/31/news/dubai-million-dollar-license-plates/index.html

I guess the UAE had to find something other than oil to fund their building projects with...

Ah yes. Such a simple man, as he describes himself.  His argument that it's actually a form of voulentary tax did make a strange sort of sense...

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Re: $9M license plate
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2016, 08:54:26 AM »
UAE has no income tax and an impressive trend for recent GDP growth: http://www.tradingeconomics.com/united-arab-emirates/gdp-growth