'16' licence plate goes for sweet HK$8.5m

PUBLISHED : Monday, 21 February, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 21 February, 2011, 12:00am

A garment factory owner bid HK$8.5 million for the licence plate '16' at the Transport Department's vehicle registration auction at the Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday. It was the highest bid of the day, although the businessman said he was prepared to go to HK$10 million. Some 45 plates were sold for a total of HK$18.6 million.



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