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us real estate chinese investors

A record amount of global real estate investment was made by Chinese buyers over the course of last year, according to new research from JLL Global Capital Flows. Chinese buyers snapped up $33 billion worth of property, both commercial and residential, last year, which represented a staggering rise of almost

Waving flag of Australia and China

Australia has been chosen by China to be a key partner in a proposed regional free trade pact at a meeting attended by Asia-Pacific leaders. Following the shock election of Donald Trump as US President last week, China is now working to fill the gap left by the US after

bamboo china forest

Following more than 60 years of work to repopulate forests across China, the country is now home to almost 70 million hectares of monoculture forest (often referred to as ‘artificial’ forest), the highest amount in the world. According to the head of the State Forestry Administration, Zhang Jianlong, afforestation work

china commodities

Against a backdrop of positive thinking regarding stimulus plans in Beijing, Chinese commodities have enjoyed a major rally, with assets from cotton to nickel perking up and a cautious optimism surrounding commodity demand. The stimulus is much needed in order to help boost the country's sluggish economy, confirmed Helen Lau,

us real estate chinese investors

According to new research, Chinese nationals have become major players in the US real estate investment sector, accounting for the largest proportion of foreign purchases of US property. On the hunt for safe offshore assets, Chinese buyers have injected billions into the US real estate market, with a major surge

australia real estate

According to new data from the Foreign Investment Review Board, interest from international investors in Australian real estate has soared by a massive 75 per cent over the last financial year. The data showed that the value of foreign investment approvals for residential real estate in the country grew by

international art market

According to a leading index, the global art market is seeing a major uptick as investors search for an alternative to other, more traditional investments such as stock and shares. The index, Artprice, confirmed that the art market has bounced back all over the globe following a slump of more