In Vietnam, still many billionaires are hidden as their business activities are not transparent and listed on bourse, according to Doctor Nguyen Van Thuan from the HoChiMinh City Marketing and Financial University.
Economic expert Pham Chi Lan is optimistic about the country's development as Vietnamese billionaires named in Forbes's list of the world's billionaires are investing in many important sectors.
Besides Pham Nhat Vuong and Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, there are two Vietnamese businessmen's names placed in the World’s Billionaires list 2018 just announced by the reputable Forbes.
In total, global wealth has grown by US$16.7 trillion to US$280 trillion, which corresponds to a rise of 6.4 per cent. This is the highest increasing level since 2012 and the size of assets has been 27 per cent higher since the financial crisis ten years ago.
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