Category Archives: billionaires

Chinese millionaires work for their capital, do not inherit – Rupert Hoogewerf

Unlike their US counter parts, Chinese rich mostly work to get their capital together and to not inherit, reveals the latest Hurun Report, produced by Rupert Hoogewerf or Hurun. China has 56 billionaires under the age of 40

Cardin seeks Chinese buyer – Shaun Rein

The 88-year old French designer Pierre Cardin held a fashion show at the former Soviet aircraft carrier, docked in Tianjin, hoping to lure Chinese buyers for his firm. A smart move, Shaun Rein tells AFP.

Shanghai rich get their capital from real estate – Rupert Hoogewerf

The number of millionaires (in US dollars) in Shanghai has been growing fast and the city now counts 80 billionaire, the latest Hurun report, composed by Rupert Hoogewerf, shows, according to the state media here and here. Real estate continues to contribute greatly to the growth of wealth.

Tariff cut needed to boost luxury sales – Shaun Rein

Chinese have spent last year 13 billion US dollar on luxury goods, but only 40 percent in China itself, says Shaun Rein in CNBC. Because of the high tariffs luxury goods, including cars, are 20-30 percent more expensive on the mainland. “They are shooting themselves in the foot.”

Wage inequality root of unrest – Wang Jianmao

Increased social unrest is triggered off by the huge wage inequality in the country, tells CEIBS professor Wang Jianmao in the Australian news paper The National.

Real estate tycoons see wealth drop – Rupert Hoogewerf

Hurun by Fantake via Flickr Chinese women and retailers might be doing well on the Hurun rich list, compiled by Rupert Hoogewerf, but real estates tycoon saw their wealth shrink…

Retail galores among billionaires – Rupert Hoogewerf

Retail galores via Wikipedia Real estate might be dominating much of the economic debate in China, retail seems increasingly a good way to become a billionaire as consumption grows, shows…

Chinese women top the rich list – Rupert Hoogewerf

Oprah: beaten by Chinese women via Wikipedia Rich Chinese women are not only leading China’s rich list, but worldwide, says Rupert Hoogewerf or Hurun, composer of the Hurun China Rich…

Rogers, Jim

Jim Rogers is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, In and Co-founder of the Quantum Fund He travels from Singapore Two decades ago Jim Rogers moved to Singapore as he…

Hoogewerf, Rupert

Rupert Hoogewerf is founder and compiler of the Hurun China Rich List. The list is the flagship product of Hurun Report, a luxury publishing and events company founded by Hoogewerf in 1999, which produces 20 Chinese-language magazine issues a year aimed at China’s wealth creators. Hoogewerf’s close personal relationship with many of China’s leading entrepreneurs provides the basis for the company’s busy calendar of events. He travels from Shanghai.