China’s real estate prices continue to go up?

According to an article published by Bloomberg, housing prices are still rising in the main Chinese cities.

In 2011, the central government implemented measures to control real estate prices, but municipalities did not always enforce them as they financially depend on land sales.

May the new administration ease restrictive measures and increase the marketisation of real estate? But in this case, there is a risk of real estate bubble and social discontent.

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Sebastien Goulard (2013, September 2). China’s real estate prices continue to go up? URBACHINA. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from

Sebastien Goulard

Ph.D. in political science (EHESS, Paris); M.A. in social sciences (EHESS, Paris); M.A. in international relations (IRIS, Paris), B.A. (Hons) in international political studies (ESE - Nottingham Trent University)

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