China’s laundry list: The country has a number of issues to address
In April, I attended the APREA Property Leaders Forum 2014 in Hong Kong held by the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association. The forum’s theme focused on whether this will be the Asian century. There were many interesting panels and discussions, and I would like to share some of the highlights.
The first day was devoted to meetings with investors and the second day of the conference started with the keynote interview: Asia and the Global Economy. Lorraine Hahn, former CNN presenter and international journalist, interviewed Patrick Chovanec, managing director and chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management and Yu Yongding, an academic and senior fellow with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, who previously served as director-general of the CASS Institute of Worl