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  • Events | 5 August, 2011 (16:45)

    China’s Housing Bubble

    Economists have recently reignited debate about a debt fueled bubble in China and the growth outlook over the next couple of years. The strongest evidence for a bubble lies in the housing market, where 2010 saw what appears to be significant overbuilding compared to sales.
    Join Stephen Joske of the Economist Intelligence Unit as he argues that China is poised for a short term housing correction which is likely to cause a major reaction in global markets.

    DATE: August 16
    TIME: 10:30am-12:00pm
    VENUE: Polish Embassy, 1 Ritan Road, Jian Guo Men Wai (corner of Guanghua Road and Ritan Road) – 建国门外日坛路1号, Phone: +86-10-65321235
    ENTRANCE: free to FCCC members, 80 RMB on the door to non-members
    REGISTRATION: email fcccadmin@gmail.com so we know numbers and for security clearance

    Stephen Joske is the director of the Economist Intelligence Unit’s China Regional Forecasting Service. He previously worked at the Australian Embassy as the Senior Australian Treasury Representative to China, and has covered the Chinese economy for the Australian Office of National Assessments.