China has far outstripped its followers including the United States in second place and the United Kingdom in third, which has 19 and six self-made female billionaires respectively, according to the list.
Zhong Huijuan (pic), a 59-year-old Chinese entrepreneur who started a pharmaceutical company empty-handed, has been named the world's richest self-made women billionaire with 106 billion yuan (US$15.1bil), read the list.
It also showed that nine out of the list's top 10 female moguls are from China.
China's Beijing, Shenzhen and Shanghai have the most self-made women billionaires on the list, while Hangzhou and Xiamen have broken into the first five spots, the list added. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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