Woman tops China rich list – Andrew Yeh

The Financial Times reports on the latest “rich list” in China, which for the first time is this year topped by a woman:

A female paper recycling entrepreneur worth an estimated $3.4bn has topped the latest list of mainland China’s richest people, marking the first time a woman has been ranked as the wealthiest person.

Zhang Yin “pole-vaulted” to the number one spot when her company, Nine Dragons Paper, was listed in Hong Kong in March, according to Hurun Report, which ranks the country’s richest individuals. [Full text]

The list will be released soon on the Hurun website.


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