Cyprus is hot on the radar for Chinese investors and is now the most popular Chinese investment destination in the Mediterranean, reports Cyprus Mail (17 October 2015). Data from the Purchasing Intent Index shows Chinese interest in Cyprus has risen dramatically over the past year, soraing 351% year-on-year. Juwai research revealed that "Chinese interest in Cyprus starts from a particularly low base, given the island’s small size and the difficulties that investors have faced there – due to the banking crisis, the title deeds scandal and allegations of overpricing.”