Wu Yajun, executive director and chairwoman of Longfor Properties, was ranked second worldwide in terms of wealth among self-made women with a personal fortune of 52.5 billion yuan. Photo: May TseWu Yajun, executive director and chairwoman of Longfor Properties, was ranked second worldwide in terms of wealth among self-made women with a personal fortune of 52.5 billion yuan. Photo: May Tse
Wu Yajun, executive director and chairwoman of Longfor Properties, was ranked second worldwide in terms of wealth among self-made women with a personal fortune of 52.5 billion yuan. Photo: May Tse

They hold up half the sky: six of every 10 of the world’s self-made, women billionaires are in China

The 2017 Hurun Report shows 49 Chinese women are on the global list of self-made billionaires, making up 63 per cent of the worldwide total.

Topic |   China economy
Wu Yajun, executive director and chairwoman of Longfor Properties, was ranked second worldwide in terms of wealth among self-made women with a personal fortune of 52.5 billion yuan. Photo: May TseWu Yajun, executive director and chairwoman of Longfor Properties, was ranked second worldwide in terms of wealth among self-made women with a personal fortune of 52.5 billion yuan. Photo: May Tse
Wu Yajun, executive director and chairwoman of Longfor Properties, was ranked second worldwide in terms of wealth among self-made women with a personal fortune of 52.5 billion yuan. Photo: May Tse
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