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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RNZ

'Foreign buyers will continue to be an important part of the market'

New Zealand's new ban on foreign buyers will not drive international property investors away from the NZ housing market, reports Radio New Zealand (16 August 2018). Instead, real estate experts believe the...

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Newshub

How the world reacted to New Zealand's foreign buyers' ban

New Zealand's new policy banning foreign homebuyers has been met with mixed reactions from industry experts, reports Newshub (16 August 2018). Some experts have pointed out that international investors are still able...

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Reuters

New Zealand passes ban on foreign homebuyers into law

The NZ government has officially passed the law to ban foreigners from buying existing homes in New Zealand, reports Reuters (15 August 2018). Under this new ruling, non-resident foreigners will still be...

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south china morning post 2018

Chinese parents buy education and properties in Thailand as international school fees at home rise

Thailand is emerging as an education and investment hotspot for Chinese seeking international schooling for their children, reports South China Morning Post (14 August 2018). This rising trend has led to a...

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