Saxo Bank has not ruled out introducing a global tax on vehicles in 2019

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha in photobacteria ring. Archival photoSaxo Bank has not ruled out introducing a global tax on vehicles in 2019© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha the image Bank

The world concern about global climate change in 2019 will result in the introduction of the world vehicle tax, which will apply to airline tickets and tonnage of vessels said to be «shocking» predictions Saxo Bank.

Saxo Bank publishes annual «outrageous predictions» for next year. They primarily unlikely, but underrated events, for which financial markets can cover a powerful «shock wave». Although considering the predictions do not represent the official market forecasts Saxo, they warn that many investors can be mistaken, estimating the probability of occurrence of the events is negligibly small. Inclusion in the list means that he Saxo Bank believes that their probability is not less than 10%.

«The world is facing another year of extreme weather events – in particular, summer in Europe is again very hot – which causes panic in the capitals of different countries. International aviation and shipping, using a very substantial tax privileges, become (in 2019 – ed) the goal of the new world of vehicle tax, which is a global tax on airline tickets and on the tonnage of ships, whose rate is linked to the volume of carbon emissions,» predicts Saxo Bank.

This rate is expected the authors of the forecast, will be equal to $ 50 per ton of CO2 emissions, which is two times higher than the previously proposed level, and more – the average 2018 (EUR 15 per tonne) for European System of trading quotas on emissions.

The new tax will trigger growth in prices for tickets and sea transportation, which in turn will lead to an increase in the General price level. Tax agree even China and the United States, previously bitterly opposed to, is expected in Saxo.