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    Selling U.S. Exports to Asia’s Middle Class Consumers

    Oct. 22 – One of the main issues I’ve been discussing in the United States this past week with law and tax practices, universities, chambers of commerce and potential clients in Columbia, Charlotte, and San Francisco, is the growing trend of American exports to China. The demographics already tell us that a major wave of[…..]

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    Global Brands Ripe for Asia, Not Just China

    Sept. 8 – As the inevitable rise of a significant Asian consumer base begins to take effect, Chinese ownership of reputable brand names is being pushed as a major driver towards Chinese domination of the world’s top marks. According to China’s Vice-Minister of Industry and Information Technology Yang Xueshan, China is determined to have 100[…..]

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    New Issue of Vietnam Briefing: Human Resources for Foreigners

    Aug. 31 – The new issue of Vietnam Briefing Magazine, titled Human Resources for Foreigners in Vietnam, is out now and immediately available as a complimentary PDF download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore. A Vietnamese entity is permitted to recruit foreign workers in order to work as managers, executive directors and experts where local hires[…..]

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    Asia Briefing Report: An Introduction to Doing Business in Vietnam

    Asia Briefing’s new report touches on everything you need to know about doing business in Vietnam, and is now available as a complimentary PDF download! Aug. 29 – Asia Briefing, in cooperation with its parent firm Dezan Shira & Associates, has just released a new 32-page report introducing everything that a foreign investor should be[…..]

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    Asia Briefing Report: An Introduction to Doing Business in Singapore

    Asia Briefing’s new report touches on everything you need to know about doing business in Singapore, and is now available as a complimentary PDF download! Aug. 28 – Asia Briefing, in cooperation with its parent firm Dezan Shira & Associates, has just released a new 25-page report introducing everything that a foreign investor should be[…..]

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    Emerging Asia Looking Attractive As China Data Looks “Rushed”

    Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and India all star as China begins to create statistical anomalies Op-Ed Commentary: Chris Devonshire-Ellis Aug. 20 – As Emerging Asia releases its Q1 figures, there are a whole bunch of stats that spring out, not least the continuing GDP growth throughout the region. However, digging deeper, some surprising trends seem to[…..]

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    Asia Briefing Report: An Introduction to Doing Business in Myanmar

    Jul. 19 – Asia Briefing, in cooperation with its parent firm Dezan Shira & Associates, has just released a new 28-page report introducing the current business environment in Myanmar. This guide, titled “An Introduction to Doing Business in Myanmar,” is immediately available as a complimentary PDF download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore. Myanmar is finally[…..]

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    The China Alternative – Singapore

    The China Alternative is our series on other foreign investment destinations in emerging Asia that may soon be competing with China in terms of labor costs, infrastructure and operational capacity. In this issue we look at Singapore. By Joshua Gill and Martino di Nola Background Jul. 17 – In a global economy dominated by huge[…..]

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    European Union Free Trade Negotiations with Southeast Asia

    By Ian Bhullar Jul. 3 – The announcement of negotiations on a Vietnam-European Union (EU) free trade agreement (FTA) this week is promising for business leaders with interests on the intersection of Europe and the whole of the Southeast Asian region. EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and Vietnamese Minister for Industry and Trade Vu[…..]

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    Global Impact of a China-Japan-South Korea Free Trade Agreement

    By Joshua Gill Jun. 29 – Last month, at the Fifth Trilateral Summit between China, Japan, and South Korea the three countries jointly announced their intent to begin negotiations on a trilateral free trade agreement (FTA) by the end of 2012. The announcement raises questions not only about the impact of the successful negotiation of[…..]

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