Oxfam said there are 15 Mexicans among the richest

Mexico City /

exist 15 Mexicans are among the super rich in the worldAccording to the global NGO report Oxfam.

studying These are the people whose net worth is more than $1 billionyesAnd That is, they are part of the 1% of the world’s population that concentrates wealth.

He noted that Latin America moved from 61 to 91 billionaires, with Brazil being the country in the region with the highest concentration, followed by Mexico. Entrepreneurs like Carlos Slim Helu, German Laria, Ricardo Salinas, Alejandro Belleris Gual and Maria Asuncion Aramburuzbala.

Oxfam acknowledges this Latin america Nobody is richer than him Carlos Slim is sweet; His fortune has grown by 42 percent since the start of the pandemic, which is $25.5 billion.

He explained that his wealth has increased by about $787 million per month in a country where 8.5 million people live in extreme poverty, living on less than three dollars a day.

From the beginning of the pandemic until 2022, the world’s 2,655 wealthy people have achieved extraordinary increases in their wealth of $2,700 million per day.

financial inequality

Oxfam pointed out that while Elon Musk, one of the world’s richest people, paid a real tax rate of just over 3% between 2014 and 2018, a Ugandan rice trader earns $80 a month and pays a 40% tax rate.

He noted that workers in many countries pay more taxes than billionaires, because in the past 40 years governments around the world lowered tax rates for the richest but raised taxes on goods and services, which fall to the poorest.

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