The Emerging Wealth of China and How These High-Net Worth Individuals Spend Their Money



China’s emerging wealth is not a new subject matter to many, China now has 568 billionaires versus the United States’ 535, giving it the largest population of billionaires in the world. The real question is what are the trends shaping China’s “new normal” phase of development and how these create and define the opportunities for the emergence and influence of wealth in China. Join the British Chamber’s Property & Infrastructure forum to discuss the trends of China’s High Net worth and the future Wealth forecast.
Nicholas Holt will present Knight Frank’s 11th Wealth Report (Knight Frank Wealth Report) which provides a deep insight into investment strategies in the global residential and commercial property markets.
  • Economic and political backdrop
  • Wealth trends and dynamics
  • Top ranked cities in the world
  • Residential property performance in 100 markets
  • Residential hotspots globally – including measuring the impact of changing transport infrastructure
  • Commercial property investment
  • Luxury investment trends
Peter Williams
Director, British Chamber of Commerce in China
Regional Director, China-Britain Business Council 
Peter Williams grew up in London and studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Oxford. He made his first visits to China while still a student, leading groups of Oxbridge students who organised summer camps in Guangdong province in 2001 & 2002. He qualified as a teacher at the University of London and taught History in comprehensive schools in Oxford and London before working in the Student Recruitment and International Offices of the University of Oxford and London School of Economics where he was responsible for markets including China, South-East Asia, Middle East and Latin America. Peter moved to China in 2010 to study at Beijing Language and Culture University on a Chinese Government Scholarship, and from 2011-2014 was senior sales manager for a large education group, representing more than 20 UK & EU universities in China. He joined the China-Britain Business Council and British Chamber of Commerce in 2014.
Nicholas Holt
Asia Pacific Head of Research
Knight Frank
Nicholas leads Knight Frank’s research platform across the Asia-Pacific region. His role includes co-ordinating research teams, tracking market performance and producing market commentary and reports. His special areas of interest within the field include government policy and intervention, cycle analysis, and intra-regional capital flows.  Nicholas has a large amount of international experience, dealing with a wide range of research and consultancy projects in the UK, mainland Europe, and throughout Asia-Pacific.
To register or for more information about the event, please contact Steven Lynch at the address above.

Event Details

Start date: 2017-05-09

Start time: 12:30

End time: 14:00

Venue: The British Business Centre, Beijing

Directions: Room 1001, China Life Tower, 16 Chaoyangmenwai Dajie 北京市朝阳区朝阳门外大街16号中国人寿大厦1001室 英国商务中心

Phone: (010) 8525 1111 ext. 704


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