Brazil gained 20 new billionaires in pandemic year

Brazil ranked 7th in the list of countries that have added the most billionaires to their population by 2020.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The group of super-rich Brazilians grew in 2020. There are 20 new billionaires in the pandemic year, according to Forbes magazine. Forbes says Brazil counts in April this year a total of 65 individuals whose fortunes exceed one billion dollars.

These 65 billionaires have a combined wealth of about US$212 billion (R$1.2 trillion). This amount had almost doubled in 2020: the country's super-rich have . . .

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