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Zhang (R) and his wife Yang from China, prepare some tea in front of their house at the so-called "Oak Garden" residential complex, a former housing of the US Army, on September 8, 2018 in the German western town of Hoppstaedten-Weiersbach, where 1000 Chinese people live. - Chinese entrepreneur Zhang Jianxin's first thought was that he had fallen victim to a fraud scheme when he arrived at the location of his investment in a small German village. For just over a million yuan each (125,000 euros), he and 11 other Chinese businessmen were promised apartments in the village and help with navigating Germany's bureaucracy including obtaining residency permits and registering a business. Six years on, Zhang is one of 1,000 Chinese who have moved to Hoppstaedten-Weiersbach, total population 3,500, where they have also set up shop. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes / AFP) (Photo credit should read THOMAS LOHNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Zhang (R) and his wife Yang from China, prepare some tea in front of their house at the so-called "Oak Garden" residential complex, a former housing of the US Army, on September 8, 2018 in the German western town of Hoppstaedten-Weiersbach, where 1000 Chinese people live. - Chinese entrepreneur Zhang Jianxin's first thought was that he had fallen victim to a fraud scheme when he arrived at the location of his investment in a small German village. For just over a million yuan each (125,000 euros), he and 11 other Chinese businessmen were promised apartments in the village and help with navigating Germany's bureaucracy including obtaining residency permits and registering a business. Six years on, Zhang is one of 1,000 Chinese who have moved to Hoppstaedten-Weiersbach, total population 3,500, where they have also set up shop. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes / AFP)        (Photo credit should read THOMAS LOHNES/AFP/Getty Images)