Organization Oxfam reported with reference to the report “An economy for the 99 percent” that the capital of the eight richest businessmen has reached the amount of half the world’s population.
According to researchers, the “eight” included the richest, Microsoft founder bill gates (USA), the founder of Inditex Amancio Ortega (Spain), CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett (USA), owner of Grupo Carso Carlos slim Helu (Mexico), Executive Director of Amazon Jeff Bezos (USA), co-founder of Facebook, mark Zuckerberg (USA), Executive Director of Oracle Larry Ellison (USA) and the head of Bloomberg LP Michael Bloomberg (USA). Thus, the status of these eight businessmen is equal to the total as 3.5 billion people.
The first winner of the trillion may appear in the world for 25 years, the report said. While every tenth inhabitant of the Earth has on hand less than two dollars a day.
At the end of 2016, it was reported that the world’s richest according to Bloomberg since the beginning of year have grown rich on 237 billion dollars, and their total condition has reached 4.4 trillion dollars.