Reaffirming the Invest-China Thesis

The recent confluence of several major geopolitical happenings has recharged the economic and political energy in Asia. Kicking off these media-grabbing events was China’s 19th Party Congress where President Xi Jinping in a three-hour-long speech, gave his economic vision for China as it gears toward a consumption-based economy.

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A New Era of Xi’s Centralized Power

The political shift towards an unlimited presidency represents China's most decisive change yet from the 1980s. Despite the cloud of a potential trade war with the US (which is increasingly low), this centralisation of power under Xi's administration will reduce domestic political uncertainty, accelerate market and social reforms, and ultimately boost the country's economic prospects.

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Inside APF Research (31 May - 13 June 2018)

According to a recent Colliers report, Asia is facing a massive demographic shift as
the region’s senior population (aged 65 and above) will be tripling to 945mil by 2050. Beyond its implications on healthcare and infrastructure, this wave of ‘silver tsunami’ is also unleashing new opportunities for the real estate sector.

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