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.