Report Evergrande in House prices and the economy Posted 1 hour ago 19 hours ago, fellow said: How many UK properties have been bought up by Chinese investors and how many of these will need to be sold to pay back their creditors? Will this spook other foreign investors into selling up as well and would this be enough to cause a complete reversal of supply vs demand? How many oversea property have been bought by Chinese citizens, legally according to Chinese law - zilch. Up til ~2008ish, China was pursuing a mental mercantilist policy, aggressively - and illegally - exporting its labour. 2008 and it switched to creating internal demand, mainly around domestic property and vast civil engineering projects - or dubious quality. This CE was continue with Be;t n road. Concrete, in its various forms, now makes up a significant part of Chinas compnay./demand.