Property tycoon Wang Jianlin held off Alibaba’s Jack Ma to retain the crown of China’s richest man, a list of the country’s billionaires published on Thursday showed.

The annual Hurun Rich List 2016 also revealed that there were 754 Chinese billionaires in the world compared with 535 in the US There were 594 billionaires in mainland China alone.

The list was a snapshot of wealth as of August 15, said the publisher.

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