Alps – the world’s largest market for ski tourism. According to estimates of Laurent Vanat, the founder of the Swiss consulting company Laurent Vanat Consulting SARL, this region accounted for 150 million visits in 2017, which is 43% of all visits to winter resorts in the world. Continue reading
In 2017, the company Tranio studied the audience of investors from Russia and other countries of the former USSR, buying in Germany profitable real estate worth from 1 million euros. The study was based on the results of a survey of Tranio partners: private agents and representatives of real estate companies operating in the German market.
In Germany, there are no restrictions for foreigners to buy real estate, and this country is called the “center of attraction for key investors” in the “Emerging Trends in Real Estate – Europe 2018” report prepared by PwC in cooperation with the Urban Land Institute. Continue reading
Afghanistan, torn apart by internal strife for decades, is still home to nearly 30 million people. More than a third of them (according to the World Bank for 2014) live below the poverty line: in fact, they are deprived of the opportunity to satisfy basic food and shelter needs. In 2016, Afghanistan ranked 23rd in the ranking of the poorest countries in the world according to Global Finance Magazine and 7th among the most corrupt countries in the world in the rating of Transparency International. Continue reading