Sixteen Taiwanese entrepreneurs have been included in this year's list of the 40 richest people in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau compiled by Forbes magazine.
Top of the list is Li Ka-shing (
The highest-ranked Taiwanese entrepreneur on the list is Lin Yuan Group (霖園集團) chairman Tsai Hong-tu (蔡宏圖, US$5.9 billion), who took fifth place. Lin is followed by Formosa Plastics Group (台塑集團) chairman Wang Yung-ching (
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (鴻海科技) chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘, US$4.4 billion) placed eighth, while Fubon Group (富邦集團) chairman Tsai Wan-tsai (蔡萬才, US$3.1 billion) took the No. 12 spot.
They are followed by Via Technologies Inc (
Also on the list are Wei Ying-chou (魏應洲, US$1.7 billion), founder of the Master Kong (康師傅) instant noodle brand, Quanta Computer Inc (廣達電腦) chairman Barry Lam (
Rounding out the list are Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc (