Desperate Chinese property developer willing to 'swap wheat for house'

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Desperate Chinese property developer willing to 'swap wheat for house'

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June 23, 2022 1:43 PMHONG KONG (REUTERS) - A desperate developer in China's softening property market is coming up with a novel promotion to attract buyers, recently offering to take wheat and garlic as down payments.

Central China Management Company did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

Property agents said buyer sentiment is starting to improve but it was too early to call a turning point because of the many economic uncertainties China was facing.

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Category: Economy

Topics: Sales Yuan Garlic Central Cent First Wheat Advertisement China Property Buyers

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 13:43:15

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