Gautam Adani becomes the second most richest man in Asia after having a neck to neck competition with the Chinese Billionaire Zhong Shanshan and has only one Indian Competitor ahead of him, “RIL Chairman, Mr. Mukesh Ambani”.
According to the reports by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Businessman and Chairman Of Adani Group, Mr. Gautam Adani became the second most richest man in Asia after surpassing the Chinese Billionaire, Mr. Zhong Shanshan who is the founder and chairperson of the Nongfu Spring Beverage Company. As per the report, Adani Group’s net worth stood at $66.5% billions and on the other hand, Zhong Shanshan’s was $63.6 billion.
Apart from Nongfu Spring Company, Zhong Shanshan is the majority owner of the Beijing Wantai Biological Pharmacy and was once placed as the sixth richest man in the world. In the initial month of this year, Mr. Mukesh Ambani became Asia’s richest man after surpassing Zhong Shanshan. Recently, in the Global Rank, Adani and Ambani are placed as the 13th and 14th Richest men in the world respectively. In recent months, Mr. Zhong Shanshan’s net worth declined. In the current report, Ambani’s net worth stood at $76.5 billion but as per the index, his wealth decreased by $175.5 million.
In the late 1980s, ‘The Adani Group’ commenced their business as a commodity trading firm and later on, started export and import of commodities. The present scenario of his business spans across different fields and sectors scaling from agriculture, airports, ports, financial services, FMCG (Fast-moving consumer goods) companies etc.
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