71. R&F Properties
COMPANY Guangzhou R&F Properties Co Ltd. BRAND VALUE US$ 530 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE 20%
INDUSTRY Real Estate
YEAR FORMED 1994
The Guangzhou R&F Properties Company focuses on property design, development, construction, sale, management and other property related services in China. Founded in 1994, the company was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2005.
72. Eastern Gold Jade
COMPANY Eastern Gold Jade Co Ltd.
BRAND VALUE US$ 518 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE 41%
INDUSTRY Jewelry Retailer
YEAR FORMED 1993
Eastern Gold Jade’s main business consists of the processing, wholesale, franchising and retail of jewelry and accessories, and the wholesale of jade raw materials. It was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 1997.
COMPANY Belle International Holdings Ltd.
BRAND VALUE US$ 479 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE -35%
YEAR FORMED 1991
Belle International Holdings is a well-known footwear, sportswear and apparel manufacturer and retailer, with over 20,000 retail outlets in mainland China. It was formed in 1991 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007.
74 Home Inn
COMPANY Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc.
BRAND VALUE US$ 479 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE 3%
YEAR FORMED 2002
Home Inns Group is a leading economy hotel chain in China (measured by the number of hotels and hotel rooms as well as geographic coverage). In 2015, Home Inns Hotel Group operated across 338 cities in China with a total of 2,661 hotels. The company has been traded on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange since 2006.
COMPANY Suofeiya Home Collection Co Ltd.
BRAND VALUE US$ 462 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE 29%
YEAR FORMED 2003
Suofeiya Home Collection develops, produces and sells custom wardrobes and matching custom furniture. Formed in 2003, the company’s sales network now covers the entire first and second tier cities as well as most of the third and fourth tier cities. Suofeiya is traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
COMPANY Hengan International Group Co., Ltd.
BRAND VALUE US$ 460 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE NEW
INDUSTRY Baby Care
YEAR FORMED 1985
Anerle is the largest local Chinese diaper brand produced by Hengan Group in China. Established in 1985, the group has become China’s leading manufacturer of sanitary napkins. Its products also include diapers, wet wipes and tissues. The company has been listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1998.
77 Gujing Gong Jiu
COMPANY Anhui Gujing Distillery Co Ltd.
BRAND VALUE US$ 445 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE 25%
INDUSTRY Alcohol YEAR FORMED 1959
This strong, aromatic liquor is reputed to have been popular since 196 A.D. Today it is produced by the Anhui Gujing Distillery Company, the main business of Anhui Gujing Group Company, Ltd., a SOE (State Owned Enterprise).
78 Yanjing Beer
COMPANY Beijing Yanjing Brewery Co Ltd. BRAND VALUE US$ 438 Million YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE -6% HEADQUARTERS Beijing
INDUSTRY Alcohol YEAR FORMED 1980
One of China’s largest beer brands, Yanjing Beer was named for the ancient capital that occupied the area now known as Beijing. The brand leads the market in Beijing and is strong in the Guangxi and Hunan provinces and Inner Mongolia. It’s exported to over 20 countries. The Beijing Yanjing Brewery Company was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 1997.
COMPANY Sanquan Food Co Ltd.
BRAND VALUE US$ 418 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE 4%
INDUSTRY Food & Dairy
YEAR FORMED 1993
Sanquan’s founder, Chen Zemine, is considered one of the pioneers in the frozen food market in China, having decided to give up his 19-year career as a surgeon and turn to the production of frozen rice balls when he was 50 years old. Today, Sanquan is one of the four biggest players in China’s frozen product market and the leader in the frozen processed food category. Sanquan Food is traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
80 China Taiping
COMPANY China Taiping Insurance Holdings Co Ltd.
BRAND VALUE US$ 411 Million
YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE 70%
HEADQUARTERS Hong Kong
YEAR FORMED 1929
China Taiping Insurance Group is a Chinese state-owned financial and insurance group. Currently the longest standing national brand in China’s insurance industry,
it became an industry leader in the 1940s (having been founded in Shanghai in 1929). In 2000, China Taiping became the first insurance company of the People’s Republic of China to be publicly listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.