The number of Chinese billionaires fell by 48, to 325, last year, according to UBS and PwC Billionaire Insights Report. Photo illustration: Reuters

China’s billionaires had a rough 2018 amid slowing economy and rising geopolitical tensions, report finds

  • The number of Chinese billionaires fell by 48 to 325, according to UBS and PwC Billionaire Insights Report
  • As many as 103 individuals fell off the billionaires list in 2018, while 56 new names reached the threshold
Topic |   China economy

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The number of Chinese billionaires fell by 48, to 325, last year, according to UBS and PwC Billionaire Insights Report. Photo illustration: Reuters
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Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.