The leaders of the ASEAN countries converged on Brunei Darussalam this week for the 22nd summit of the regional grouping. On top of the agenda was further facilitation of the economic integration process that aims to unite the countries in the ASEAN Economic Community by 2015.
Welcome to ASEAN Briefing, a new site constructed in a library and archive format, where we have collected the various and increasing number of tax treaties and FDI policies that ASEAN and its individual members states have with other nations. Our news section will specifically concentrate on these treaties and agreements, ensuring that our audience is kept up to date on any new developments.
The ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement entered into force on March 29, 2012, aiming to create a free and open investment environment through the consolidation and expansion of existing agreements between the ASEAN member countries.
Apr. 9 – The new issue of China Briefing Magazine, titled M&A Regulations in China, is out now and will be temporarily available as a complimentary PDF download on the Asia Briefing Bookstore throughout the month of April. Here we return to a popular subject – China’s M&A regulatory framework. With the global economy slowly[…..]
The Hong Kong-Indonesia DTA has taken effect from April 1, 2013. The DTA with Indonesia was signed in March 2010, but has only recently been ratified by Indonesia.
In this issue of Asia Briefing Magazine, we discuss why China is no longer the only solution for export-driven businesses, and how the evolution of trade in Asia is determining that locations such as Vietnam and India represent competitive alternatives.
In our first ever issue of Asia Briefing magazine, we focus on the new dawn that ASEAN free trade brings to the entire region, as well as the dramatic added impact of pan-Asian free trade agreements such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
India and Mauritius have been getting closer to agreeing on amendments to their 30-year-old double taxation avoidance agreement.
Mar. 8 – The Malaysian International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) announced that bilateral trade between Malaysia and Vietnam surged by 25.3 percent to reach US$9.03 billion over the past year. Vietnam’s exports to Malaysia registered US$5.2 billion, while Malaysia exported US$3.83 billion to Vietnam. This news came off the heels of the second meeting[…..]
Over 600 delegates from 11 countries are currently meeting in Singapore with an aim to continue progress on the TPP agreement.