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