When China's government in 2015 encouraged its people to expand their investments in Thailand and other overseas countries, Chinese investors responded. The latest survey by Juwai.com, the number one international property website in China, said that Thailand ranks fourth among property bought by Chinese investors. In 2018, their investment value in the Kingdom’s property market was recorded at US$2.3 billion (about THB73.6 billion) for about 15,000 condominium units, reports The Nation (27 January 2019).