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Asia Briefing publishes articles, magazines, and guides on doing business in Asia.
It has been produced by Dezan Shira and Associates since 1999.
Singapore is an integral player in ASEAN and a rising start in international commerce. Learn how to export from Singapore with step by step instructions.
Vietnam's Decree 152 overlooks the management of foreign workers in Vietnam as well as the hiring of Vietnamese employees that work for foreign businesses.
We explain the main benefits of obtaining a Chinese permanent residence ID card, the eligibility criteria for foreigners to apply for such a card in Shanghai, and the points to note when applying.
The INSTC connects India with Central Asia, Russia, and has the potential to expand up to Baltic, Nordic, and Arctic region, increasing the scope of trade multifold. It also has the potential to transform the economies of countries along the corridor into specialized manufacturing, logistics, and transit hubs.
Vietnam recently introduced a draft decree which impacts foreign and local businesses involved with e-commerce platforms. The regulations are meant to regulate the fast-growing e-commerce sector in Vietnam while improving the government’s ability to impose tax obligations on e-commerce service providers.
Reading reports and surveys published is important but not enough to acquire a thorough knowledge of the foreign SME situation in China, we talk with companies who have been in the region for years to gain direct insights.
Comprising five member states – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia, the EAEU is home to 184.6 million people and represents a combined GDP of US$4.778 trillion, according to International Monetary Fund estimates for 2020.
Malaysia's "Pemerkasa Plus" stimulus will focus on three aspects: increasing public healthcare, continuing welfare programs, and supporting businesses. This includes US$509 million in grants to small businesses, loan moratoriums, and wage subsidies.
The UK and Vietnam signed the UK Vietnam free trade agreement, which will virtually see all customs duties eliminated. The agreement represents significant opportunities in education, renewables, healthcare, and infrastructure for British exporters.
The G7 tax proposals, if approved globally, will impact India’s taxation of foreign or non-resident companies and digital enterprises without a physical presence. The proposals call for a global minimum corporate tax rate, puts forth a formula for taxation, and demands the elimination of digital services tax or equalization levy.
In line with Singapore’s business-friendly environment, the country’s import and export procedures are relatively efficient and simple.
We explain the procedure for and benefits of obtaining a Chinese permanent residence ID card, with a focus on Shanghai.
In this latest issue, we look at India's prominent manufacturing regions, sector-based production incentives, and key infrastructure.
Businesses in Vietnam need to prepare for an escalation of the coronavirus outbreak; measures taken by authorities may get enforced with little or no notice.