Barbarians at the gate?

How do the wallets of China's new wave of property investors stack up against real estate investment inflows from other countries?

Much ink has been spilled on the so-called Chinese “invasion” of Australia’s property sector. Here, Business Spectator puts many of the media reports to our myth-buster test.

The first question: is China the largest investor in real estate in this country? The answer is yes, and no. China was the largest investor in Australian property between 2012 and 2013, according to the latest Foreign Investment Review Board report.


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