Lenders fear rules may crush China RE loans

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By Pan Yue
09 Aug 2018

Chinese property companies have seen their funding options restricted in a variety of markets, leaving the offshore loans markets the only avenue for them to raise new funds. But loans bankers, who have long operated in an uneasy grey area for such deals, are worried they will be next in the firing line. Pan Yue reports.

Chinese real estate firms are increasingly relying on offshore loans for funding. So far this year, a total of 17 have announced or closed offshore loans worth a total of $11.67bn, compared to 18 firms raising $8.38bn during the same period of time last year, according ...

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