Chinese buyers are now eyeing Thailand properties for its affordable prices and good returns, reports the Bangkok Post (18 May 2017). According to, a Chinese website for buyers of overseas property, Chinese buyer demand for Thai properties rose by 180 percent in Q2 2016 compared to Q2 2015, which saw only a 37-percent growth. The favourite locations of Chinese buyers in Thailand are Bangkok (29.3%), followed by Chiang Mai (21.8%), Phuket (17.3%), Pattaya and others with 15.8%, respectively.