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China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.


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China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.

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D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London As Top Global...

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.

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