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    China to Join RCEP, Creating Massive Free Trade Area with ASEAN, India, and Japan

    Plus Myanmar issues new foreign investment law Nov. 9 – China is set to commence negotiations to create a 16-nation trade bloc, known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), with its launch expected to be formally announced at the ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh later this month. The RCEP will include the 10 members[…..]

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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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    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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    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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    Myanmar Attracts International Investment

    By Joshua Gill Jun. 25 – Following U.S. President Barack Obama’s May 17 announcement that the United States would ease its sanctions against Myanmar, some American firms have begun to make efforts to expand into this newly available market. In his speech, President Obama declared that the suspension of the bans on the exportation of[…..]

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    Free Trade Agreement between the EU and India Getting Closer?

    Jun. 13 – Long-delayed negotiations for the proposed free trade agreement between India and the European Union seem to be gaining momentum again. A ministerial level meeting is slated for June 26 between Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht to take the talks forward.

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