Amid slowing global economic growth, the baht's appreciation and a weak yuan, a Thailand Elite residency golden visa scheme can help boost property sales among Chinese buyers, says, China's biggest international property website, according to a report by Bangkok Post (7 October 2019). Georg Chmiel, Juwai's executive chairman, said the programme, supported by the state under the Thailand Elite Card scheme, should have a real estate component because it can facilitate Chinese investment.