Private housing units for completions in 2017 is expected to be 17,120, the Rating and Valuation Department said.
China will promote economic globalization and further ease access for foreign investment, said Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli.
Premier Li Keqiang made the comment at a joint press conference with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra.
Beijing said it is maintaining contact with Manila over a possible visit by a Chinese naval ship to the Philippines.
Mainland's trade with HK totaled US$19.81 billion in the first month of this year.
Premier Li Keqiang will start his four-day New Zealand visit on Sunday.
It is seen as a latest move to curb mainland capital outflows, market sources said.
Japan has approved textbooks that reflect Japan's territorial claims to Dokdo islets.