Chinese Buyer Tips

Monthly pointers and tips for success with Chinese buyers.


Tip 12: Get the hang of Chinese gift giving

Did you know? The right gift goes a long way in building and furthering both business and personal guanxi (relationship)... Continue reading >


Tip 11: Cultivate trust and guanxi

Ronald Reagan once said, “Trust, but verify.” That's especially true today for international buyers – 90% of whom begin their... Continue reading >


Tip 10: Practice the Chinese concept of 'face'

A deeply rooted concept in Chinese culture, face or ‘Miàn Zi’ (面子) in China roughly translates... Continue reading >


Tip 09: Upsell the education factor

83% of China’s HNWIs plan to send their children abroad for international education.1 Indeed, the one thing that Chinese... Continue reading >


Tip 08: Go social

China is home to 710 million internet users – 92.5% who go online via smartphones and mobile devices.1 That’s... Continue reading >


Tip 07: Nail your first meeting

Experts say two to 30 seconds is all you need to size up new people. Indeed, a good first impression... Continue reading >


Tip 06: Master Chinese business card etiquette

In China, your business card is your face. More than a means of imparting personal details, business cards –... Continue reading >


Tip 05: Adopt a Chinese name

According to Chinese beliefs, a good name is critical to a person’s success in life. Setting superstitions and beliefs aside... Continue reading >


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Chinese investment sets new records in property purchases

Demand for property, especially in Bangkok, continues unabated. Despite a drop off in absolute tourism numbers, enquiries from Chinese real estate buyers remains strong, setting new records. According to juwai.com, buyer enquiries...

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'Poor answer': New Zealand ban on foreign buyers starts

Many foreigners will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday, unless they are newly built apartments, reports The Sydney Morning Herald (22 October 2018). Chinese buyer inquiries for houses...

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Banning foreign buyers seen not solving NZ's home shortage

Housing became a major campaign issue for an election last year that ended the National Party government's near decade in power and landed Jacinda Ardern the premiership in a surprise result. "The...

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Ban on foreign buyers seen poor answer to New Zealand's housing shortage

Many foreigners will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday (22 October), unless they are newly built apartments, as the Labour-led government fulfils an election promise that critics say...

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