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Growth in Chinese millionaires slowest in five years

Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman and chief researcher of the Hurun Report, unveils their 'Rich List' at a press conference in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Guangdong in southern China is now the province with the second highest number of super- wealthy individuals, while Tianjin saw the fastest increase in millionaire numbers of any mainland city last year.

Friday, 16 August, 2013, 2:17pm

Below the super-rich, Forbes counts 10.3m Chinese as wealthy

Personal wealth

Reports about China's uber-rich have become common, with Forbes magazine and the Hurun Report regularly compiling lists of the wealthiest and their relative fortunes. In September, for example, Hurun published its list of the 1,000 richest people in China, who had average wealth of US$860 million. The list was topped by beverage magnate Zong Qinghou, worth an estimated US$12.6 billion.

30 Mar 2013 - 6:11am

Hurun rich list stirs Chinese zodiac discussion

Li Ka-shing. Picture: SCMP/China Money Report

The publication of the Hurun Global Rich List 2013, which revealed the top 10 wealthiest Chinese billionaires, on Thursday has triggered discussion among Chinese netizens about the Chinese zodiac signs of the rich. 

1 Mar 2013 - 3:07pm 1 comment

Chinese millionaires pay for riches in lost sleep and health, says happiness report

A woman shops in a Louis Vuitton store in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters

For all their riches, the mainland's millionaires have paid a high price in health, family life and even sleep. According to The Millionaires Happiness Report, compiled by the Hurun Research Institute, the richer they are the less they sleep.

16 Jan 2013 - 10:47am 4 comments

Billionaire’s daughter: I'm rich and boyfriendless

Zong Fuli and Zong Qingho. Photo: screeshot from Weibo.

What is like to be the daughter of China’s wealthiest man? 'Rich and boyfriendless', according to the only daughter and heiress of beverage tycoon and billionaire Zong Qinghou.

10 Jan 2013 - 6:42pm 5 comments