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AN ELEVATED VIEW OF THE CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT OF BEIJING.
An elevated view of the Central Business District of Beijing March 1, 2004. China's banking regulator said it plans to cap bank lending to property companies at 30 per cent of total lending as it tries to reduce the risk of defaults. China's real estate industry, fed by market reforms and trade liberalisation, is booming but worries of a property bubble persist. REUTERS/Wilson Chu WC/SH