Beijing ranked first among the “capitals of billionaires” – cities, home to the largest number of super rich, leading over new York. On Wednesday announced the Agency Associated Press with reference to the calculations of the Chinese business magazine “Huzun”.
According to the publication, by the end of 2015 in the Chinese capital were 100 billionaires in new York – 95. Meanwhile, last year the number of billionaires in Beijing increased by 32, but in new York – only four.
Third place in the list of “capitals of billionaires” took Moscow (66 billionaires), the fourth and fifth places – Hong Kong (64) and Shanghai (50).
According to estimates, “Hujung”, the number of billionaires China has already surpassed USA. For the year as of fall 2015, this figure in China grew by 242 people, to 596, while in the U.S., their number amounted to 537. When you add in the number of Chinese billionaires of those who live in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, the total will amount to 715 people.