Falling Euro Leads to Increasing Interest from Chinese Property Buyers

The continuing slide of the euro is leading to an increase in Chinese nationals looking to buy European properties. While Chinese investors have been steadily purchasing European real estate over the past few years, especially after the economic slowdown in Europe caused several European states to introduce investor residency schemes, now institutional Chinese investors are…

Russian Citizens Make Over Half of Malta’s IIP Applications

Malta IIP Applications Citizens of former Soviet republics account for 59 percent of  Individual Investor Program(IIP) applications for Maltese passports, according to a report to the Maltese parliament by the regulator of the program, Godwin Grima. Of these, 54.3 percent came from Russian citizens, with Grima noting: “Whilst Russia may be defined as a European…

Russian Citizens Make Over Half of Malta's IIP Applications

Malta IIP Applications Citizens of former Soviet republics account for 59 percent of  Individual Investor Program(IIP) applications for Maltese passports, according to a report to the Maltese parliament by the regulator of the program, Godwin Grima. Of these, 54.3 percent came from Russian citizens, with Grima noting: “Whilst Russia may be defined as a European…

Steady Increase in Demand for Investment Immigration Programs Amongst Arab Investors

With the Middle East region plagued by political instability, wealthy Arab citizens are seeking citizenship of other developed countries through investment immigration programs to enjoy the twin benefits of safety of investment and the right to reside in developed countries in Europe or North America. Famous actor Robert de Niro preferred to invest US$250 million…