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China’s house price growth eases in March

China’s house price growth eases in March

The National Bureau of Statistics has today revealed Chinese property growth eased in March. China‘s property prices have remained stubbornly high despite several Government incentives to avoid a property bubble. The country continues to grapple with high inflation in property and food prices. However, property prices slowed in March with fewer cities recording an increase, [...]

April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More
China moves to cool property prices

China moves to cool property prices

China‘s property prices have remained stubbornly high despite several Government initiatives to avoid a property bubble. The Government recently announced plans to introduce a property tax. Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng said it is preparing for the “trial reform on property tax as required by the central Government”. It has also made it more expensive to [...]

March 9, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Chinese  house prices continue to edge higher

Chinese house prices continue to edge higher

China’s property prices rose for the fourth consecutive month in December, albeit at a slower pace. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, prices rose 0.3% in December, taking the annual rate to 6.4% - although this is half of the peak reached in April 2010 - when prices surged 12.8%. However, prices have remained [...]

January 17, 2011 | 0 Comments More