Shantou native named as China"s richest man

    Huang Guangyu (photo from

    China’s ‘Rich List’ for 2007 has listed a Shantou native as the richest man in the country. Huang Guangyu, the chairman of Gome Group whose personal fortune is valued at US$6.3 billion was ranked number one by the Today Hurun Report .

    This is the third time the 39-year-old is topped the list within five years.Huang controls the largest consumer electronics retailer in China and is also said to have interests in real estate.

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    Andrew Wu