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10. Taiwan

2009: $5.05 billion
2008: $4.4 billion

One of three countries to see a year-over-year growth in real estate investments, Taiwan's 2009 investments totaled $5.05 billion, up from $4.4 billion in 2008. The report from Cushman & Wakefield suggest that Taiwan, like many Asia Pacific countries, benefited from high levels of government stimulus throughout the year.

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