A Chinese flag flies near apartment buildings in Beijing, the first mainland city to launch strict measures restricting home purchases. Photo: AFP A Chinese flag flies near apartment buildings in Beijing, the first mainland city to launch strict measures restricting home purchases. Photo: AFP
A Chinese flag flies near apartment buildings in Beijing, the first mainland city to launch strict measures restricting home purchases. Photo: AFP

Policymakers’ ‘misguided’ home-buying limits won’t keep lid on China’s surging property prices: economist

City governments must instead increase land supply to meet demand, says Societe Generale’s chief China economist

Topic |   China property
A Chinese flag flies near apartment buildings in Beijing, the first mainland city to launch strict measures restricting home purchases. Photo: AFP A Chinese flag flies near apartment buildings in Beijing, the first mainland city to launch strict measures restricting home purchases. Photo: AFP
A Chinese flag flies near apartment buildings in Beijing, the first mainland city to launch strict measures restricting home purchases. Photo: AFP
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