China is setting the global benchmark for women in business,
Rupert Hoogewerf, Hurun Report Chairman and Chief Researcher
Top 10 World Richest Self-Made Women, 2015 in a glance:
8 of the Top 10 are from China.
Zhou Qunfei, 45, being known as the ‘Touchscreen Queen’ is the richest self-made women with US$7.8bn
Categories by place of birth, China dominates with 49, followed by the US on 14 and the UK and Spain with 2 each.
Hurun Research Institute released the report of Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World 2015, on 19 October 2015 at Shanghai.
According to Hurun Report, there are 49 out of the total 73 persons in the list of world richest self-made women living in China (67%). In the meantime, there are 15 persons in United States and United Kingdom 3 persons.
The Russian-born construction tycoon Elina Baturina migrated to United Kingdom. Peggy Cherng, the Burma-born multi-millionaires was brought up in Hong Kong before moved to the United State,
Only ten countries in the world produce self-made female billionaires. These countries are China , United States, the others are the United Kingdom, Spain, Brazil, Burma, Italy, Taiwan, Nigeria and Russia.