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List of foreign billionaires

(During the Salinas years the number of Mexicans who made the Forbes list grew from 2 to 24)

$ 5 billion and up.....

(Name/country/industry/page)

Albrecht, Karl and Theo/Germany/retailing 204

Berlusconi, Silvio/Italy/media, diversified 213

Bettencourt, Liliane/France/cosmetics 198

Bin Mahfouz, Mohamed Salim and family/Saudi Arabia/bank, invest 230

Cheng Yu-tung/Hong Kong/real estate 142

Chung Ju-yung and family/Korea/diversified 160

Emirio de Moraes, Antonio and family/Brazil/diversified 180

Haefner, Walter/Switzerland/automobiles, software 218

Haniel family/Germany/diversified 204

Kuok, Robert/Malaysia/diversified 164

Kwek Leng Beng and family/Singapore/diversified 168

Kwok brothers/Hong Kong/real estate 142

Lee Shau Kee/Hong Kong/real estate 142

Li Ka-shing and family/Hong Kong/diversified 142

Merck family/Germany/pharmaceuticals, chemicals 204

Mulliez, Gerard and family/France/retailing, mail order 198

Ng, Teng Fong and Robert/Hong Kong/real estate 142

Otto, Michael and family/Germany/retailing 204

Quandt, Johanna, Susanne and Stefan/Germany/automobiles 204

Rausing, Hans and Gad/Scandinavia/packaging 216

Sacher, Paul Hoffman and Oeri family/Switzerland/pharmaceuticals 218

Slim Helu, Carlos and family/Mexico/diversified 184

Takei, Yasuo and family/Japan/consumer finance 150

Tan Yu/Philippines/real estate 136

Thomson, Kenneth R./Canada/media, retailing, real estate 182

Tsai Wan-Iin and family/Taiwan/insurance, financial services 170

Tsutsumi, Yoshiaki/Japan/real estate 150

Widjaja, Eka Tjipta/Indonesia/diversified 148

Wonowidjojo family/Indonesia/tobacco 148

$ 2 billion and up

Agnelli, Giovanni and family/Italy/automobiles 216

Al-Kharafi, Jassim and family/Kuwait/construction, banking 230

Al-Rajhi family/Saudi Arabia/banking 230

Angelini, Anacleto and family/Chile/diversified 182

Arison, Ted/Israel/Carnival Corp. 229

Azcarraga Milmo, Emilio and family/Mexico/media 184

Beisheim, Otto/Germany/retailing 206

Bertarelli, Fabio/Switzerland/pharmaceuticals 222

Benetton, Luciano and family/Italy/clothing 216

Birla family/India/diversified 148

Boehringer family/Germany/pharmaceuticals 206

Botin family/Spain/banking 218

Bouriez, Philippe and family/France/retailing 202

Bozano, Julio Rafael de Aragao/Brazil/financial services, 180

diversified

Brenninkmeijer family/Netherlands/retailing 216

Bronfman, Charles/Canada/beverages, spirits 182

Brost family/Germany/media, investments 208

Chearavanont, Dhanin and family/Thailand/diversified 170

Chey John-hyon and family/Korea/diversified 160

Ciputra and family/Indonesia/real estate 132

Defforey, Denis and family/France/retailing 198

Del Vecchio, Leonardo/Italy/eyewear 216

Dumas, Jean-Louis and family/France/Hermes 194

Engelhorn, Curt and family/Germany/pharmaceuticals, 206

health care

Fentener van Vlissingen family/Netherlands/energy, retail 216

Ferrero Michele and family/Italy/confectionary 216

Flick, Friedrich Karl Jr./Germany/investments 206

Fok, Henry Ying-tung/Hong Kong/casinos, real estate 130

Funke family/Germany/media, investments 208

Gerling, Rolf/Germany/insurance 206

Gokongwei, John Jr./Philippines/diversified 168

Gotianun, Andrew/Philippines/real estate 166

Hairi, Rafic/Lebanon/construction, banking 230

Haub, Erivan/Germany/retailing 206

Heineken, Alfred/Netherlands/beer 216

Henkel family/Germany/chemicals 204

Herz, Gunter and family/Germany/consumer products 208

Ho, Stanley/Hong Kong/casinos, hotels, transportation 142

Hopp, Dietmar and family/Germany/software 206

Irving family/Canada/diversified 182

Ito, Masotoshi and family/Japan/retailing 150

Iwasaki family/Japan/real estate, hotels 150

Itoyama, Eitaro and family/Japan/golf courses, resorts 152

Jameel family/Saudi Arabia/auto distribution, real estate 230

Jinnai, Ryoichi and family/Japan/consumer finance 156

Kadoorie, Michael and family/Hong Kong/utilities, hotels 144

Khoo Teck Puat/Singapore/hotels, banking 168

Kim Woo-choong/Korea/diversified 160

Kinoshita Kyosuke and family/Japan/consumer finance 152

Kipp, Karl-Heinz/Germany/real estate 206

Kirch, Leo/Germany/media 208

Koc, Vehbi and family/Turkey/diversified 232

Koo Cha-kyung and family/Korea/diversified 160

Koo, Jeffrey and family/Taiwan/banking 170

Kristiansen, Kjeld Kirk and family/Scandinavia/Lego 216

Lamsam, Banyong and family/Thailand/banking 172

Landolt family/Switzerland/pharmaceuticals, financial services 196

Latsis, John/Greece/shipping, investments 213

Lee family/Singapore/banking, plantations 168

Lee Kun-hee and family/Korea/diversified 160

Lemos family/Greece/shipping, investments 213

Liem Sioe Liong and family/Indonesia/diversified 148

Lim Goh Tong/Malaysia/diversified 164

Livanos family/Greece/shipping, investments 213

Luksic, Andronico and family/Chile/diversified 182

Marinho, Roberto/Brazil/media 180

Matsuda, Kazuo and family/Japan/finance 156

Moller, Maersk McKinney and family/Scandinavia/shipping 216

Mori, Minoru and Aikra and family/Japan/real estate 150

Morita Akio and family/Japan/Sony, real estate, food 156

Nambu, Yasuyuki and family/Japan/temp agencies, retailing 152

Niarchos family/Greece/shipping, investments 213

Oetker, Rudolf and family/Germany/food 206

Ohga, Masahiro and family/Japan/publishing 156

Olayan, Suliman S./Saudi Arabia/diversified 230

Oppenheimer family/South Africa/mining 232

Otsuka, Akihiko and family/Japan/pharmaceuticals, health drinks 156

Pangestu, Prajogo/Indonesia/lumber 150

Peralta, Alejo and family/Mexico/industry, telecommunications 184

Perez Companc family/Argentina/diversified 180

Porsche family/Germany/automobiles 208

Quek Leng Chan and family/Malaysia/diversified 164

Rocca, Roberto and family/Argentina/diversified 180

Rothschild family/U.K./France/banking, wine 204

Sabanci, Sakip and family/Turkey/diversified 232

Sainsbury, David and family/U.K./supermarkets 224

Saji, Keizo and family/Japan/food, beverages 152

Sampoerna, Putera and family/Indonesia/tobacco 148

Schickedanz family/Germany/retailing 206

Schmidheiny, Stephan/Switzerland/investments 222

Schmidheiny, Thomas/Switzerland/construction materials 222

Schmidt-Ruthenbeck family/Germany/retailing 206

Schorghuber, Stefan/Germany/beer, real estate 208

Schwarz, Dieter/Germany/retailing 208

Servier, Jacques/France/diversified 194

Seydoux/Schlumberger families/France/pharmaceuticals 198

Shin Kyuk-ho/Korea/diversified 160

Shinawatra, Thaksin and family/Thailand/telecommunications 172

Shino, Rinji/Japan/real estate 152

Son, Masayoshi/Japan/software, publishing, trade shows 150

Sophonpanich, Chatri and family/Thailand/banking 170

Sutanto, Djuhar and family/Indonesia/diversified 150

Swire brothers/Hong Kong/diversified 144

Sy, Henry and family/Philippines/shopping malls 168

Tan, Lucio/Philippines/tobacco, airlines 166

Tiong Hiew King and family/Malaysia/lumber 164

Ty, George and family/Philippines/banking 166

Verspieren/Decoster family/France/electrical fittings, insurance 195

Villar, Manuel and family/Philippines/housing 168

von Finck, Wilhelm and August/Germany/investments 206

von Oppenheim, Alfred and family/Germany/banking 208

von Siemens family/Germany/electronics, heavy industry 208

Wang, Nina/Hong Kong/real estate 142

Wang, Yue-Che (Y.C.) and family/Taiwan/plastics, electronics 130

Wertheimer, Alain and family/France/luxury goods 202

Weston, Garry and family/U.K./food 224

Woo, Peter and family/Hong Kong/diversified 144

Wu, Eugene and family/Taiwan/insurance 170

Yamaguchi, Hisakichi/Japan/packaging 152

Yaw Teck-seng and family/Malaysia/lumber 164

Yoshimoto, Goroemon and family/Japan/real estate 152

Zobel de Ayala, Jamie and family/Philippines/real estate, diversified 166

$ 1 billion and up

Ahmad, Yahaya/Malaysia/automobiles 136

Al-Sulaiman, Abdul Aziz/Saudi Arabia/cement, investments 232

Ambani family/India/textiles, energy 148

Andrade, Roberto and Gabriel/Brazil/construction 180

Andre, Georges and family/Switzerland/commodities trading 198

Aramburuzabala family/Mexico/beer 184

Arango, Jeronimo/Mexico/retail 186

Ardila Lulle, Carlos/Colombia/soft drinks, diversified 182

Asavabhokhin, Boonsong and family/Thailand/housing 172

Autrey family/Mexico/steel, distribution 176

Bailleres, Alberto/Mexico/mining, diversified 184

Bemberg family/Argentina/beer, investments 180

Bencharongkul, Boonchai and family/Thailand/telecomm 172

Bhirombhakdi, Piya and family/Thailand/beer 172

Bosch family/Germany/auto parts 212

Branson, Richard/U.K./diversified 224

Brescia family/Peru/diversified 176

Busujima, Kunio/Japan/pachinko machines 156

Camargo family/Brazil/construction 180

Chang Yung-fa/Taiwan/shipping, aviation 170

Chao, K. P. and family/Hong Kong/textiles 131

Chen, Din Hwa/Hong Kong/real estate 130

Cisneros family/Venezuela/diversified 186

Conle family/Germany/travel services 212

Dassault, Serge and family/France/aerospace, electronics 202

David-Weill, Michel and family/France/banking 202

DeGroote, Michael G./Canada/diversified 175

Diehl, Karl and family/Germany/mechanical engineering, defense 210

Diniz, Abilio and family/Brazil/retailing 174

Dorrance, John T. III/Ireland/Campbell Soup 213

Ebner, Martin/Switzerland/investments 196

Eisenberg, Shoul/Israel/diversified 230

Feffer, Leon and family/Brazil/diversified 180

Freudenberg family/Germany/auto parts, textiles 212

Fujita, Den/Japan/fast food 158

Fukutake, Soichiro and family/Japan/cram schools 158

Garcia, Luiz Alberto and family/Brazil/telecomm, diversified 174

Garza, Laguera, Eugenio and family/Mexico/banking, beverages 184

Garza Sada, Bernardo and family/Mexico/diversified 184

Gonzalez Barrera, Roberto/Mexico/food, banking 186

Goulandris family/Greece/shipping, investments 213

halim Saad/Malaysia/diversified 136

Halley, Paul-Louis and family/France/retailing 202

Hartono, R. Budi and family/Indonesia/tobacco 150

Hector, Hans-Werner/Germany/software 212

Hilti, Martin and family/Liehtenstein/construction tools 216

Huang Shi-hui/Taiwan/automobiles, motorcycles, banking 170

Inamori, Kazuo/Japan/electronics 158

Isono family/Japan/food, spirits 158

Jacobs, Klaus/Switzerland/chocolate, investments 222

Jahr family/Germany/publishing 210

Juffali family/Saudi Arabia/diversified 232

Kamel, Saleh Abdullah/Saudi Arabia/banking, diversified 232

Kamprad, Ingvar/Scandinavia/furniture, retailing 218

Kanoo, Ahmed Ali and family/Bahrain/trading, shipping, invest 229

Karnasuta, Chaijudh and family/Thailand/construction 172

Kim Suk-won and family/Korea/diversified 160

Knauf family/Germany/construction materials 212

Koplowitz sisters/Spain/construction 218

Krishnan, T. Ananda/Malaysia/diversified 164

Larragoiti family/Brazil/insurance 180

Larrea, Jorge/Mexico/mining 184

Lee Hon Chiu and family/Hong Kong/real estate

Leibbrand family/Germany/retailing, real estate 212

Leophairatana, Prachai and family/Thailand/petrochemicals 172

Leibherr family/Switzerland/construction equipment 222

Lo Ying Shek and family/Hong Kong/real estate 144

Lopez, Eugenio and family/Philippines/diversified 168

Louis-Dreyfus family/France/commodities trading, diversified 194

Mabuchi, Kenichi and family/Japan/minimotors 158

Mann, Hugo and family/Germany/retailing 210

Mantegazza, Sergio/Switzerland/travel services 196

March family/Spain/diversified 218

Matte family/Chile/banking, paper 182

Mendoza, Lorenzo and family/Venezuela/beer 186

Merckle, Adolf/Germany/pharmaceuticals, cement 212

Mittal, Lakshmi and family/India/steel 131

Miyomoto, Masafumi and family/Japan/videogame software 132

Mohn, Reinhard and family/Germany/media 212

Moores family/U.K./retailing 224

Murata, Junichi and family/Japan/machinery 160

Nakajima, Kenkichi/Japan/pachinko 156

Noboa family/Ecuador/bananas, diversified 175

Nursalim, Sjamsul and family/Indonesia/diversified 150

Odebrecht, Norberto and family/Brazil/construction 182

Ofer, Sammy and Yehuda/Israel/shipping, real estate 228

Osano, Masakuni and family/Japan/real estate, hotels, transport 156

Oshima, Kenshin/Japan/finance 156

Otani family/Japan/hotels 160

Packer, Kerry/Australia/media 142

Persson, Stefan and family/Scandinavia/retailing 195

Peugeot family/France/automobiles 202

Plattner, Hasso/Germany/software 210

Ramli, Rajudin/Malaysia/telecommunications, airlines 166

Ratanarak, Krit and family/Thailand/banking, cement 172

Reimann family/Germany/chemicals, consumer products 212

Riady, Mochtar and family/Indonesia/real estate, financial 150

services

Rochling family/Germany/steel, engineering, defense 210

Romo Garza, Alfonso/Mexico/tobacco, vegetable seeds,

investments

184

Rossi di Montelera family/Italy/spirits, wine 195

Rupert, Anton and family/South Africa/tobacco, media 229

Saba Raffoul, Isaac and family/Mexico/diversified 176

Safra, Edmond and brothers/Lebanon/banking 230

Sahenk, Ayhan and family/Turkey/banking, construction 229

Said, Jose and Jaime/Chile/beverages, banking 175

Salinas Pliego, Ricardo and family/Mexico/retailing, media 186

Santo Domingo, Julio and family/Colombia/beer, diversified 184

Sarmiento Angulo, Luis Carlos/Colombia/diversified 182

Schroder family/U.K./banking 224

Shaw, Run Run/Hong Kong/media, real estate 144

Shi Wen-long and family/Taiwan/plastics 140

Shiiki, Masakazu/Japan/consumer finance 158

Simon family/Germany/beer 210

Stroher family/Germany/hair care 212

Takei family/Japan/hotels, real estate 158

takenaka, Renichi and family/Japan/construction 160

Teh Hong Piow/Malaysia/banking 134

Thyssen-Bornemisza, Hans Heinrich/Switzerland/art, industry 222

Toyoda family/Japan/Toyota 160

Tschira, Klaus and family/Germany/software 210

Uehara, Shoji and family/Japan/pharmaceuticals, health drinks 156

von Thurn und Taxis, Albert/Germany/real estate, beer 210

Wee Cho Yaw/Singapore/banking 168

Werhahn family/Germany/construction materials 212

Weston, Galen and family/Canada/food 182

Wong, George/Hong Kong/real estate 131

Wurth, Reinhold and family/Germany/fasteners, hardware 212

Yamauchi, Hiroshi/Japan/Nintendo 156

Yeoh, Tiong-lay and family/Malaysia/construction 134

Yoshida, Tadahiro and family/Japan/zippers, construction materials 158

Zambrano, Lorenzo and family/Mexico/cement 184



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