The Vietnamese billionaire first joined the group of 300 richest people in the world

With assets increasing to $ 6.1 billion, Mr. Pham Nhat Vuong, Chairman of Vingroup Group, became the first Vietnamese billionaire to join the list of 300 richest people in the world.

The latest update from Forbes Magazine, the net worth of Mr. Pham Nhat Vuong, Chairman of Vingroup Group (VIC), has reached 6.1 billion USD, up 1.8 billion USD compared to the chart. This issue was announced in early 2018.

With converted assets of over 138,000 billion VND, Mr. Vuong is currently on the list of 300 richest billionaires in the world. He ranks 298th, behind Chinese billionaire Yao Liangsong with a slightly better fortune.


This is the first time a Vietnamese billionaire has entered the top 300 richest people in the world.

For the first time, a Vietnamese billionaire has joined the group of 300 richest people in the world. Source: Forbes.

The recent rise in net assets of Mr. Vuong mainly comes from the strong rise of shares of Vingroup (VIC) when this stock continuously breaks its historical peak. Currently, VIC shares are traded at 113,600 dong / share, up 45% of the market price compared to the beginning of 2018.

Only the market value of VIC shares held by Vuong has reached more than 82,000 billion VND, approximately 3.62 billion USD, equivalent to 60% of total net assets according to Forbes.

In just a short time, other billionaires in Vietnam also earned hundreds of millions of dollars from stock price fluctuations. Specifically, compared to the valuation at the beginning of 2018, the net asset of Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, General Director of Vietjet Air, has increased by 400 million USD to 3.5 billion USD and ranked 766 in the world.

Current net worth of 4 Vietnamese billionaires. Source: Forbes.


The remaining two billionaires of manufacturing in Vietnam are Mr. Tran Ba ​​Duong, Chairman of Thaco Truong Hai, and Mr. Tran Dinh Long, Chairman of Hoa Phat Group, respectively owning a net worth of 1.8 billion USD. and 1.3 billion USD.

In the session on March 27, there was a time when the capitalization of Vingroup exceeded Vinamilk when the shares of this group reached more than 117,000 VND / share, pushing the enterprise capitalization to nearly 309,000 billion VND, approximately 13. , 6 billion USD.

However, at the end of the session, VIC shares fell slightly by 0.7% to 113,000 dong / share, equivalent to an enterprise capitalization of 300,171 billion dong, ranked second after Vinamilk in terms of market capitalization. stock.

Hoang Thanh
* Source: zing News


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