Residential buildings in Shanghai. The Chinese predominantly favour home ownership, and with the introduction of Reits, Beijing hopes to boost the country’s underdeveloped residential leasing market. Photo: AFP

China to pilot real estate investment trusts, moves a step closer to US$1.8 trillion market

Securitisation of rental projects part of push to support residential leasing market

Topic |   Property financing
Residential buildings in Shanghai. The Chinese predominantly favour home ownership, and with the introduction of Reits, Beijing hopes to boost the country’s underdeveloped residential leasing market. Photo: AFP
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