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ПАРИЖ – В прошлом месяце Гибралтар получил интересные новости. Последний Индекс мировых финансовых центров (GFCI), опубликованный консалтинговой компанией Z/Yen, которая находится в Лондоне, показывает, что «Скала» быстрее и на большее число позиций, чем другие центры, поднялась в рейтинге – пройдя 17 мест, с 70 на 53-ю позицию, со времени опубликования предыдущего индекса, который вышел в сентябре 2013 года.

Могу представить себе торжество в городе Гибралтар, где, ввиду текущего закрытия британской военно-морской базы и испытывающей в настоящее время трудности соседней Испании, финансовые услуги имеют решающее значение для трудоустройства. И я также могу себе представить, как многие жители города Гамильтон на Бермудских островах, который упал в рейтинге почти так же резко, как вырос Гибралтар – на 16 мест, до 56-го – должны рыдать в свой ромовый пунш.

Разумеется, вполне возможно, что Гибралтар и Бермуды решили игнорировать эти результаты или оспаривать их значимость. В любом случае не существует никаких сомнений относительно того, что сегодняшний мир одержим ранжированием. Можно найти рейтинг практически для любого вида человеческой деятельности.

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