23 Feb '11, 10am

Hong Kong to boost land supply, plans inflation-relief steps: Hong Kong real estate prices, among th... #realestate

Hong Kong to boost land supply, plans inflation-relief steps: Hong Kong real estate prices, among th... #realestate

Hong Kong real estate prices, among the highest in the world, have spiked 60 per cent since 2009, fueled by brisk buying by cash-rich mainland Chinese consumers and low interest rates. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG HONG KONG - HONG Kong will substantially increase land supply for residential use this year and issue up to HK$10 billion (S$1.6 billion) of inflation-linked bonds to ease the sting of rising prices, but analysts expect property prices, the biggest contributor to rising living costs in the city, to gain further. At least nine more residential sites would be tendered or auctioned in the coming year, replenishing a land bank that would provide 30,000-40,000 private residential flats this year, compared to the annual average of 20,000 flats, Financial Secretary John Tsang said in his budget speech. 'We won't see the apartments in the markets that soon as it usually takes two...

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