US, China see increase in billionaires amid pandemic


RT America

Published on May 4, 2021

The pandemic proved to be a record-setting year for the world’s billionaires, who collectively saw a $5 trillion surge in wealth and the emergence of an unprecedented number of new billionaires. There are now 2,755 billionaires in the world, which is up 660 from the year prior. And for the first time, China has outpaced the US in the number of resident billionaires. “Boom Bust” co-host Christy Ai joins In Question to weigh in.

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