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China Matters: New Rules Reiterate Existing Restrictions on the Acquisition of Real Estate in China

November 17, 2010

By Paul Hastings Professional

On November 4, 2010, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) jointly issued Circular 186, which reiterates several existing restrictions applicable to the acquisition of real estate by foreign investors. In addition, Circular 186 strengthens the implementation of certain of these restrictions.

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