ILLUSTRATION. Robert Budi Hartono, a conglomerate from the Djarum Group. / Self-Repro
Source: Kompas.com | Editor: I knew Laoli
KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. The corona virus pandemic (Covid-19) has brought the world economy to the brink of recession. In Indonesia alone, the government projects there will be 3.78 million new poor people due to the Covid-19 pandemic based on the worst case scenario.
Meanwhile, if you follow a severe scenario, the number of poor people will increase by 1.1 million people. Nevertheless, the value of the wealth of the richest people of the Republic of Indonesia who is included in the list of the richest people in the world has even increased.
Hartono Brothers for example who are still consistently occupying the first position of the richest person in the world, based on Forbes Real Time Billionaires Monday (6/29/2020) Budi Hartono experienced an increase in wealth of up to US $ 3.7 billion or up to Rp 52.5 trillion (exchange rate: Rp. 14,200) in just three months.
Michael Hartono also experienced an increase in wealth of the same amount, amounting to US $ 3.7 billion in the last three months.
Some other rich people who were included in the Forbes list also experienced an increase in the value of wealth, although not so significant.
Like the Tahir Family whose wealth increased from US $ 4.1 billion last April, to now US $ 4.3 billion. Chairul Tanjung, who is famous for his media conglomeration, has also experienced an increase in the value of wealth from 3.1 billion three months ago, now the value of his wealth is US $ 3.1 billion.
To note, Forbes Real Time Billionaires tracks the ups and downs of the wealth of the richest people in the world on a daily basis. Through the platform will be known the value of wealth and the daily ranking of each individual.
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