China's 100 richest

Despite slowing growth, a stock market bubble that burst and a huge state debt, the wealth of China's richest has gone up by 20 percent

Published: Dec 2, 2015 07:00:35 AM IST
Updated: Dec 2, 2015 08:51:49 AM IST

In the past year, China has faced slowing growth, a stock market bubble that burst and the overhang of huge state debt, but the fortunes of its wealthiest still surged. The 100 richest people are worth a combined $450 billion, up 20 percent from 12 months ago. But there’s upheaval in the ranks: Our latest compilation includes 16 first-time members along with one returnee, meaning that close to one-fi fth of last year’s group didn’t make the cut this time. For our expanded list of China’s 400 richest, see www.forbes.com/china-billionaires/   

(This story appears in the 11 December, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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