Based on sales in public auctions, Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman of the Hurun China Rich List, presents the 16th Hurun China Art List, with the 100 most successful artists living in China last year. With a total of US$347mn, the figures dropped dramatically because of the Covid-19 crisis. It still shows amazing financial firepower, promising much for the future, Hoogewerf adds.
The number of unicorns, companies worth more than US$1 billion, exploded globally over the past three years, despite the slowdown caused by Covid-19, says Hurun chairman Rupert Hoogewerf during the release of the Global Unicorn Index 2023 by Hurun Research Institute, at the China Daily. Especially the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) did very well, the report says.
Even during the current economic headwinds, private brands continue to get the trust of China’s consumers, says Hurun chairman Rupert Hoogewerf, among the 2022 China Hurun Brands’List, where Shanghai-listed Kweichow Moutai even outranked the technology giants as Tencent and Alibaba, reports the South China Morning Post.
China lost 229 billionaires in the last year as a faltering economy, sliding stocks and a depreciating yuan hit the country’s super-rich harder than their peers in any other nation, according to a new list published by Hurun Report. Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman and chief researcher of Hurun Report, “Chinese entrepreneurs will actively look to expand abroad from this year as they have a global perspective,” says Hoogewerf, according to the South China Morning Post.
Hurun chief researcher Rupert Hoogewerf issued the most successful Chinese heritage brands list for 2022, raking the 550-year-old Pien Tze Huang, a traditional Chinese medicine brand, and a current valuation of just under US$30bn. “That makes it the Number One most successful Chinese Heritage Brand,” says Rupert Hoogewerf.
President Xi Jinping pushes the concept of “common prosperity to diminish China’s grasp between the poor and rich. China’s 49 richest tycoons have donated US$14 billion for that purpose, according to the Hurun China Philanthropy List 2022. “The top three on the list each donated around 15 billion yuan and came from internet companies,” says Hurun’s chief researcher Rupert Hoogewerf in AsiaOne.
The shrinking economic growth hits the number of super-rich in China, reports the annual Hurun China rich list, reports Reuters. “This year has seen the biggest fall in the Hurun China Rich List of the last 24 years,” said Rupert Hoogewerf, chairman and chief researcher of research firm Hurun Report which compiles the list.