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Category Archives: Foreign direct investment

Look Out Manhattan – Chinese Foreign Real-Estate Spending Plunges 82%

Earlier this month, Morgan Stanley warned that commercial real estate prices in New York City, Sydney and London would likely take a hit over the next two years as Chinese investors pull out of foreign property markets. The pullback, they said, would be driven by China’s latest crackdown on capital outflows and corporate leverage, which […]

Kushner Companies Seen Hawking Shady US-Visa-Buying-Residency Program To Wealthy Chinese

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.   – Frédéric Bastiat I’ve written about the EB-5 visa program […]

Chinese Elites Scramble To Apply For US ‘Golden Ticket’ Visa

As members of Congress in Washington debate raising the minimum required to obtain a U.S. immigrant investor visa from $500,000 to $1.35 million, Bloomberg reports concern about the hike has set off a scramble among wealthy would-be participants in China. China’s wealthy, using not-always-legal means to skirt capital controls to get their money out and […]

Norway Central Banker Warns Of Massive 50% Drop In Wealth Fund Assets To Cover Budget Deficits

Back in August, we noted that, for the first time since it’s creation in 1996, the Norwegian government had started raiding its sovereign wealth fund in 2016 to cover government deficits.  Then in October the Nordic country revealed plans to massively increase withdrawals by over 25% in 2017, to $15 billion, to cover a budget […]