11 May 2017

193,490

This is something for the jewelry world to get excited about, and in particular the jewelry industry: in 2016, the “Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals”, or those with more than $30 million in net assets, counted 193,490 or 6,340 more than in 2015. And this number is expected to increase by 43% by 2026.

* The Wealth Report, a report on new world-wealth by New World Wealth for Knight Frank

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