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China’s top 100 richest are now worth $376 billion, up 19% from a year ago.The quicksilver of the Chinese Internet may even exceed what the Web bestows elsewhere. Especially when an outfit from China enjoys a U.S. stock listing. Look no further than Liu Qiangdong and his Amazon-like online shopping site JD.com. Though it lost money in the first half, it rocketed on the share market after a May IPO. Even with a 22% comedown from its peak, JD.com’s $35 billion valuation is sufficient to lift Liu from 98th on last year’s China Rich List to 10th this time, with $7.1 billion.

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Liu Qiangdong climbs into the top 10 this year following the successful Nasdaq listing in May of his Chinese online shopping firm, JD.com, where he is chairman and CEO. Liu's first business was a ...

Domain: People; Category: Entrepreneurs

Longtime list member He Xiangjian stepped down from daily operations in 2012 at Midea Group, which he founded with 23 locals in the village of Beijiao in 1968. Today the company is one of China's ...

Domain: People; Category: Entrepreneurs

It's been hard to keep up with Lei Jun. Xiaomi, the mobile phone company he cofounded in 2010, has become the world's number five supplier. He also chairs gaming company Kingsoft; its subsidiary, ...

Domain: Mobile communications; Category: Mobile phones

Wang Wenyin chairs Amer International Group, a supplier of cable and copper products that also has mining interests. Sales last year totaled $38 billion. Amer operates 6 industrial parks in Shenzhen ...

Domain: Metals; Category: Metalworking

Zong Qinghou founded beverage producer Hangzhou Wahaha Group as a store in a children's school in the city of Hangzhou in 1987. Shipments of bottled water and tea drinks remain the core of privately ...

Domain: Beverages; Category: Mixed drinks

Last year's No. 1 on the Forbes China Rich List slipped 3 notches this year due to lower values for the commercial real estate owned by his Dalian Wanda Group. Nonetheless it has been a busy year. In ...

Domain: Energy; Category: Renewable energy

Last year's No. 1 on the Forbes China Rich List slipped 3 notches this year due to lower values for the commercial real estate owned by his Dalian Wanda Group. Nonetheless it has been a busy year. In ...

Domain: Real estate; Category: Commercial

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