The Chearavanonts, Thailand’s richest family, are getting richer helping China

//The Chearavanonts, Thailand’s richest family, are getting richer helping China

The Chearavanonts, Thailand’s richest family, are getting richer helping China

Chia Ek Chor fled his typhoon-ravaged village in southern China and started a new life in Thailand selling vegetable seeds with his brother in 1921. Almost a century later, with the largest family fortune in the country, his descendants are becoming Chinese President Xi Jinping’s key economic allies.Chia’s son Dhanin Chearavanont is senior chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group Co., a vast conglomerate that is the world’s biggest producer of animal feed, shrimp as well as a top telecom firm in…

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