According to’s data, allowing qualified Chinese buyers to invest funds out of China through the extension of the Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (QDII2) scheme could bring A$98 billion into the Australian residential real estate market, reports the Australian Financial Review (17 June 2015). Individuals with A$208,000 of assets would be permitted to purchase up to A$1.3 billion of overseas assets. "The Chinese government will being careful not to scale things up too quickly, but their ultimate goal seems to be to allow free investment back and forth across the border," says Andrew Taylor, Co-CEO of