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A [newly-published / newish-published] report on global wealth says that for the first time, Asia has more dollar billionaires than the USA. [According / Stated] to the Global Rich List 2013 from the research institute Hurun, there were 1,453 people whose [personality / personal] worth was $1 billion or more at the [end / finish] of January. Asia had 608 billionaires, [compared / comparison] with 440 in the USA and 324 in Europe. Moscow came [high / top] of the list of billionaire [capitals / capital] of the world with 76 of the world's mega-rich; New York, Hong Kong, Beijing and London [followed / following] . The world's wealthiest person is Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim, who has $66 billion. He is followed [as / by] US investor Warren Buffett and Amancio Ortega, boss of the [fashion / fashionably] brand Zara.

The report's author, Luxembourg accountant Rupert Hoogewerf, [beliefs / believes] there are a lot more billionaires in the world. He said that for every billionaire he found, he probably [misled / missed] another two. This means it might be more [accurate / accuracy] to say there are 4,000 billionaires living a [life / lifetime] of luxury. Mr Hoogewerf [also / addition] believes that the number of [wealth / wealthy] Chinese will continue to [rise / raise] as more business leaders target [worldwide / worldly] markets. He said: "Chinese entrepreneurs are preparing their international expansion plans. It is a very new [conceptual / concept] but growing very fast." The report says the youngest billionaire is Facebook [founder / foundation] Mark Zuckerberg, 28, who is 42nd on the list and has a personal fortune of $17 billion.

 


 
 

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