Aerial view of the historical centre of Lisbon from the Castle of Saint George. The golden visa scheme has turned Portugal into a hot market for Chinese investors. Photo: Shutterstock
Aerial view of the historical centre of Lisbon from the Castle of Saint George. The golden visa scheme has turned Portugal into a hot market for Chinese investors. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese property buyers sharpen focus on Portugal and Singapore, shun four spots troubled by geopolitical risks

  • Chinese buyers have rushed for homes in Lisbon to beat year-end deadline under Portugal’s ‘golden visa’ scheme; topped foreign purchases of flats in Singapore
  • They have withdrawn from markets in the US, UK, Australia and Japan over the past two to three years since political ties worsened

Aerial view of the historical centre of Lisbon from the Castle of Saint George. The golden visa scheme has turned Portugal into a hot market for Chinese investors. Photo: Shutterstock
Aerial view of the historical centre of Lisbon from the Castle of Saint George. The golden visa scheme has turned Portugal into a hot market for Chinese investors. Photo: Shutterstock
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