TITLE

Asia

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;3/24/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the billionaires in Asia. The number of billionaires in the region jumped by a third, and their total net worth climbed to $804 billion, up from $552 billion. Sukanto Tanoto of Indonesia got his start supplying building materials to state oil firm at age 22. Sameer Gehlaut is India's youngest self-made billionaire (34). He started the online brokerage Indiabulls with two college pals in 1999. Cheng Yu-Tung heads the conglomerate New World Development. He has a total of $7.7 billion in wealth.
ACCESSION #
31791188

 

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