Carrie Law, Chief Executive of property portal, said Chinese inquiries for London properties have been progressively declining. “Chinese buying inquiries for London property were up 53.4 per cent in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, but that statistic hides the fact that inquiries were falling as the quarter progressed. First-quarter inquiries were 1 per cent the long-term average of the past eight quarters,” said Law, reports South China Morning Post (2 April 2019).