Singapore's 40 Richest

Nam, Suzanne; Chen, Caroline; Savage, Phyllis Fang; Nguyen, Lan Ann; Tan, Jessica
September 2009
Forbes Asia;9/21/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 14, p62
The article presents information on 40 richest persons of Singapore. The economy of Singapore shrank up to 6% in 2009, but Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded in the second quarter for the first time in a year. The total net worth of Singapore's top 40 is 39 billion dollar, which is up from 32 billion dollar of the last year. Ng Teng Fong is on the top position with 8 billion dollar. Shipbuilder Brian Ghang's is the biggest loser in percentage terms whose fortune dropped 71% to $160 million.


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