Collective net worth of richest Malaysians jump 14% in 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's richest tycoons defied pandemic headwinds to record an increase in their collective wealth in 2021, contributed in part by the financial windfall experienced by Malaysian rubber glove manufacturers.

According to the latest edition of the Forbes Malaysia Rich List, the country's wealthiest individuals experienced a 14% growth in their total net worth to nearly US$90bil this year following two years of decline.

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