Real estate and related industries account for more than a quarter of China’s economy, according to Moody’s estimates.
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BEIJING — Chinese real estate defaults have increased so much that Goldman Sachs analysts have shifted to their worst-case scenario for the riskiest part of the market.
Twenty-two China high-yield bond issuers, all related to the property sector, have either defaulted on their U.S. dollar-denominated bonds or deferred repayment with bond exchanges since the start of this year, analysts Kenneth Ho and Chakki Ting wrote in a report Friday.
“Given the pick up in stresses, we raise our FY22 China Property HY default rate forecast to…