Chinese buyer interest in Thailand has resurged despite the Phuket ferry tragedy in early July that saw Chinese enquiries plunging, reports Thailand Property News (7 August 2018). Although interest from mainland property investors fell abruptly following the ferry tragedy, the past three weeks has seen Thailand's property sector recording a significant increase of interests from Chinese buyers. According to Carrie Law, CEO of, China homebuyers account for as much of 80 percent of Thailand's foreign property sales. "Buyer interest appears to have recovered since then, and during the fourth week following the disaster, inquiries were 104.2% higher than average," said Law.