According to the New Straits Times, the scale of Chinese demanding cross-border residential real estate in Asia-Pacific has grown massively last year(14 January 2020). This dwarfed the modest growth of all other regions except Africa. Chinese buyer activity has mainly gravitated towards Asia-Pacific, said Juwai IQI executive chairman Georg Chmiel. “The (Donald) Trump presidency, Beijing's capital controls, and the weaker yuen are the most important factors in shifting Chinese buyer interest.“