Xiong county, in Hebei province has slapped a ban on property sales to ward off speculators. Photo: Xinhua

Xi’s new district plan sparks property curbs as speculators swoop on China’s future boom towns

County authorities impose ban as speculators rush in to snap up real estate bargains in Hebei economic backwaters destined for big things

Topic |   China property

TOP PICKS

Xiong county, in Hebei province has slapped a ban on property sales to ward off speculators. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE