12 October 2006

China's Richest Woman - The Nine Dragon

If someone from our country told you he or she is from Nine Dragon you would probably think they are gangsters organisation or Loan shark company but if you goto China, The Nine Dragon Paper company is one of the most successful paper recycling company in the country.

The self-made tycoon Zhang Yin, 49 with a fortune of US$3.84 billion she is even richer than US TV Celebrity, Oprah Winfrey!

From the look of it, the whole world gonna be Made in China soon!

Woman tops China's new rich list

Paper-recycling tycoon Zhang Yin has become the first woman to top the list of China's richest people, with a fortune of $3.4bn (£1.8bn).

Ms Zhang is the 49-year-old founder of Nine Dragons Paper, which buys scrap paper from the US for use in China.

Her wealth rose from $375m last year, when she was 36th in the annual China Rich List, compiled by Hurun Report.

Nine Dragons' shares have almost tripled in value since they were listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

Ms Zhang is now the richest self-made woman in the world, ahead of US TV celebrity Oprah Winfrey and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.

She takes over the top position from retail magnate Huang Guangyu of Gome Electrical Appliances.

There are 35 women on the 500-strong Hurun list, which contains 15 billionaires, double the number from 2005.

In July, Chinese president Hu Jintao called for greater measures to tackle the wealth gap.

The divide has accelerated as market forces exert a greater control over the economy, which grew at 11.3% in the second quarter of 2006.

You think if I open a company call Ten Dragon here can fight her anot ar? LOL!


  1. Can gimme her address ? Lin Peh wanna go Kao her !

  2. Anonymous3:18 pm

    Call your company 10 Chickens better.
    Sure become richer than her wan.


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