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Comment on this video: Recorded in Fiji at an event for real estate agents.  Fiji itself is an interesting nation - small, vibrant, emerging economy with a tropical climate in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

The video covers: Rapid growth of megacities -- impact on commodity prices, infrastructure building projects, multinational investment and real estate development. Impact on national economy. Demographic pressures ageing population and pressure on housing, future real estate trends and demand for different kinds of property. Urbanisation data in China, Africa, India and other parts of the world - economic growth. Demographic graphs and tables for Australia showing population changes. Changes in immigration policy in Australia, America, European Union. Population shifts and migrations on a vast scale will change cultures, politics, government policies, elections, taxation, social security, hospital and school building programmes. Rise of emerging middle classes in countries like China, India, Brazil, Russia, South Africa. Shortage of younger men in Australia due to migration to other developed nations in the Northern hemisphere. Most UK and US wealth owned by people who are retired. Impact on politics and real estate as well as consumer spending. 1 million over 90 year olds in Italy by 2026 -- a new market. Conference keynote speaker Patrick Dixon for TRET in Australia.

* Patrick Dixon has given keynote presentations on a wide range of emerging markets issues in Central America, Latin America, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and South East Asia. He has been a conference speaker at events in Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Burundi, China, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Estonia, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Panama, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Uganda, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe.

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