Looking at the Chinese real estate market’s experience of the pandemic, the imposed lockdowns essentially froze huge portions of the industry.
Chinese smartphone manufacturers have in the recent past been giving Fortune 500 tech companies such as Apple and Samsung a run for their money.
With more Chinese travelling and investing globally, their spending habits are notably eye-catching.
In January 2018 local governor Yun Min warned that Chinese investments bring organised crime and instability to Sihanoukville, sending a three-page letter to the interior minister.
The arrest of three Chinese nationals with $3.5m in their bag has only roused further suspicion over the state of illegal money making its way into the Kingdom. Questions remain unanswered if the situation is merely the tip of the iceberg
The British have had their world order in the 19th century, after which the Americans took over the century. And now it is the Chinese’s turn.