China News Online, October 27th (Gao Zhimiao Miaolu) The "2021 Hengchang Shaofang·Hurun Report" released by the Hurun Research Institute on the 27th showed that Zhong Sui, chairman of Nongfu Spring Co., Ltd. 100 million yuan (RMB, the same below) became the richest man in China for the first time, and Zhang Yiming, the founder of Beijing Bytedance Technology Co., Ltd., ranked second with 340 billion yuan.

  This year is the 23rd consecutive time that the Hurun Research Institute has released the "Hurun Rich List" since 1999, and the entry threshold has remained at 2 billion yuan for the ninth consecutive year.

The deadline for the wealth calculation of the entrepreneurs on the list is September 15, 2021.

  The number of Hurun Rich List released this time has expanded by 22%, an increase of 520 people over last year's 2,398, reaching 2,918 entrepreneurs with a wealth of more than 2 billion yuan.

Hurun Report, Chairman and Chief Research Officer, Hurun said: "The number of people on the list and total wealth have increased by more than 20% over last year, mainly due to the rapid growth of new energy-related industries and the number of new listed companies. Another reason is that Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan entrepreneurs have been added this year."

  The 67-year-old Zhong Sui-sui's wealth increased by 25 billion yuan, becoming the richest man in China for the first time; the 38-year-old Zhang Yiming's wealth increased by 230 billion yuan to rank second; the chairman of Ningde Times New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. Zeng Yuqun's wealth increased by 200 billion yuan to 320 billion yuan Enter the top three for the first time.

  In addition, 50-year-old Ma Huateng's wealth fell 73 billion yuan from last year, ranking fourth with 317 billion yuan; last year, the richest man Ma Yun's wealth fell 145 billion yuan, ranking fifth with 255 billion yuan.

  Hu Run said: "From the 100 Rich List, we can see that the structure and scale of wealth creation in China have changed very rapidly in recent years. Of the nearly 3,000 entrepreneurs on the list this year, half of them were not on the list five years ago. The top ten threshold this year is 1930. Billion, the proportion of entrepreneurs engaged in new energy-related industries has risen.” (End)