China’s President XI Jinping visit to Tasmania has dramatically increased the interest from Chinese buyers in Tasmanian properties, reports the Mercury (13 December 2014).  “Before the President’s visit to Tasmania, most Chinese didn’t even know Tasmania existed,” said Andrew Taylor, Co-CEO of Juwai. Since the visit, interest has increased by 114% on Chinese are especially enthusiastic about key Tasmanian assets: low prices, clean air and world-class produce.