Shanghai was a primary target of foreign capital, accounting for 61 per cent of the total investment in the city’s commercial sector in 2018. Photo: Xinhua

Foreign investors charge into China’s commercial real estate as credit squeeze hurts domestic developers

  • Investment in China’s commercial real estate rose to record 296 billion yuan (US$44.08 billion) in 2018
  • Domestic credit squeeze weighs negatively on Chinese developers and real estate funds, whose share of total investment slumps to 68 per cent
  • Foreign investment rose to 94.6 billion yuan, or 32 per cent of the total, more than double the amount in 2017
Topic |   Property investment

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Shanghai was a primary target of foreign capital, accounting for 61 per cent of the total investment in the city’s commercial sector in 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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