Singapore's 40 Richest

Doebele, Justin; Nam, Suzanne; Perkinson, Glen; Serafin, Tatiana
September 2007
Forbes Asia;9/3/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 14, p49
The article features the 40 richest businessmen in Singapore in 2007. The richest of the list's 12 new entrants is Zhong Shen Jian, who made his $2.5 billion fortune selling luxury residences in his native China. He is one of three newcomers to list companies on the Singapore stock exchange last year. The other two are Robert Chandran of marine fuel outfit Chemoil and Raymond Goh, whose Swiber Group provides offshore oil and gas services. Kuok Khoon Hong and Peter Lira make their debuts thanks to soaring palm oil demand.


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