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Beijing has more billionaires than New York – Rupert Hoogewerf

Beijing is now having more (US$) billionaires than New York, says Hurun rich list founder Rupert Hoogewerf in his latest report, according to AP, despite the fierce drop in stock prices of the last six months. “People will look at China the same way that people looked at Stanford or Silicon Valley in the 1990s.”

Expensive cars and their drivers: what are their characteristics? – Rupert Hoogewerf

Rich Chinese think their cars represent the way they stand in society. But Rupert Hoogewerf, founder of the Hurun Rich List, found out there might be a huge difference between the car owners and the rest of the Chinese, he tells the Shanghai Daily.

Chinese buy more than ever overseas – Rupert Hoogwerf

While the luxury good suffer from the anti-graft crackdown, what the Chinese buy, they buy increasingly abroad, says China Rich List founder Rupert Hoogewerf at the presentation of his eleventh Hurun Best of the Best Awards 2015, a benchmark for the luxury sector, according to the Shanghai Daily.

Adventure sports, hit among the wealthy – Rupert Hoogewerf

China´s rich are increasingly looking for challenges, also when it comes to their holidays, says the Hurun Report Chinese Luxury Consumer Survey 2016. The wealthy entrepreneurs are keen to test their limits, says Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf in the China Daily, preferring adventure sports over riding and sailing.

Exodus by China´s rich has not yet peaked – Rupert Hoogewerf

Good education for their children, overseas investments, fresh air and safe food. China´s rich have been going abroad in larger numbers, and Hurun China rich list founder Rupert Hoogewerf sees – despite an slowing economy – those numbers rise, he tells MarketWatch.

How Rupert Hoogewerf makes it as a celebrity in China

When you look at western media report about Rupert Hoogewerf, the founder of the almost two decades old Hurun rich list, following the Chinese super rich, you have to be impressed. But this is just the top of an iceberg, as he attracts even more attention from the Chinese media, as this poster shows (with Rupert on the right).

Only one percent of China´s billionaires incarcerated – Rupert Hoogewerf

Guo Guangchang was the latest of China´s tycoons to get in trouble with the authorities. But the number of billionaires getting into the anti-corruption net is actually pretty low, says Hurun China Rich List founder Rupert Hoogewerf to Reuters. Lower than the number of government officials.

Arrest Fosun chair shocks private sector – Rupert Hoogewerf

The surprise arrest of China´s Warren Buffet, Guo Guangchang, the chairman of Fosun international, has shocked the private sector, tells Rupert Hoogewerf, founder of the Hurun China Rich List at the International Business Times.

The rise of the super rich travelers – Rupert Hoogewerf

Luxury spending might have been hit by Xi Jinping´s anti-corruption campaign, but travel is on the way up. Rupert Hoogewerf just published his 5th China Luxury Travel Report and sees the super rich spending more time and money on more trips. Technology and luxury travel agencies set the trends, he tells Thoughtful China.

Zhou Qunfei, China´s ambitious richest woman – Rupert Hoogewerf

Zhou Qunfei, owner of Lens Technology, now China´s richest woman, is yet another rags-to-richest story from China. Ambition and success have been on her path, tells Hurun China´s rich list founder Rupert Hoogewerf to the Australian Financial Review. Ambition and taking risk is what most rich women have in common, he says.