Charoen Pokphand Group chairman Dhanin Chearavanont (left) and Alibaba chairman Jack Ma exchange gifts during the Ant Financial Services press conference in Hong Kong in November 2016. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Charoen Pokphand Group chairman Dhanin Chearavanont (left) and Alibaba chairman Jack Ma exchange gifts during the Ant Financial Services press conference in Hong Kong in November 2016. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Thailand

The Chearavanonts, Thailand’s richest family, are getting richer helping China

  • Their Charoen Pokphand Group is at the centre of the Eastern Economic Corridor, a project that has drawn the attention of Chinese firms like Huawei and Alibaba
  • The Thai government has embraced Xi Jinping’s belt and road plan, promising US$53 billion to develop three coastal provinces

Topic |   Thailand
Charoen Pokphand Group chairman Dhanin Chearavanont (left) and Alibaba chairman Jack Ma exchange gifts during the Ant Financial Services press conference in Hong Kong in November 2016. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Charoen Pokphand Group chairman Dhanin Chearavanont (left) and Alibaba chairman Jack Ma exchange gifts during the Ant Financial Services press conference in Hong Kong in November 2016. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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