Building Wealth in China (Paperback)

By Zhu Ling (Compiled by)

Three Rivers Press (CA), 9780307591623, 308pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 2010

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See how thirty-six of China's most successful and innovative entrepreneurs are creating the global economy of tomorrow. In these pages you'll learn valuable lessons from remarkable business leaders, such as:

- Zhang Yin, chairwoman of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, who trans- formed wastepaper into a personal fortune estimated at $3.4 billion

- Lu Guanqiu, who turned a small farm-machinery workshop into China's largest auto-parts manufacturer, with sales of $7 billion

- Yan Zhaoqiang, who saw opportunity in the global energy crisis and positioned his company, TCP, to become one of the world's major manufacturers of energy-efficient lightbulbs, with control of 70 percent of the U.S. market

- Song Zhenghuan, a former math teacher who founded a company that is now the largest supplier of baby strollers in China

--Their stories offer inspiration to the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and capture the spirit of innovation and diligence that is the hallmark of the emerging economy of China today.

About the Author

Zhu Ling has been the publisher and editor-in-chief of China Daily, the only national English-language newspaper produced in China, since 2004. In 2005, Ling took over as Executive President of the Asian News Network. He graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 1997. In 2010, he helped lead a strategic cooperation between the China Daily and Beijing Foreign Studies University as a means of providing training to student-journalists specializing in global communications.