Ranking: World’s top wealth gainers listed by Forbes
Xu Jiayin, chairman of Evergrande Real Estate Group, recorded the second-highest growth in wealth this year, with a net worth growth of $27.4 billion, according to Forbes’s latest rankings. Forbes tracked the net worth of more than 2,000 billionaires between Jan 1 and Dec 14. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, currently the richest person in the world, topped the list, gaining $33.8 billion thanks to soaring Amazon stock. Pony Ma, chairman of Tencent Holdings, took fifth place. Yang Huiyan of Country Garden Holdings, the richest woman in China, was ranked eighth. The Harbin Wanda Icy Wonderland in Heilongjiang province, with its colorful lights, ice architecture and sculptures, parades and iceskating shows, has opened to the public. Besides an indoor music show, there will be concerts and other activities at the theme park to welcome the New Year. With an area of 500,000 square meters, the park comprises more than 50,000 cubic meters of ice and 100,000 cubic meters of snow.