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    Intra-Asian Trade Flows to Help Global Economy Top US$100 Trillion by 2020

    China and India-based trade corridors to pave the way Nov. 29 – A report by the United Overseas Bank (UOB) of Singapore has indicated that the global economy will increase by 73 percent over the US$63 trillion seen in 2010 to reach US$109 trillion by 2020, with Asian trade flows one of the key factors[…..]

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    India Amends DTAs with Spain and the United Kingdom

    Nov. 21 – India has initiated the process to revise its double taxation avoidance agreements (DTAs) with over 75 countries in an effort to strengthen its legislative framework to control the black money generated domestically and the flow of such illegal funds to foreign countries. On October 26, India signed a protocol to amend the[…..]

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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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    Obama to Visit Myanmar, New Foreign Investment Law Released

    By Daniel Fleishman Nov. 9 – U.S. President Barack Obama, who won a second term in office this past Tuesday, will be taking a trip to Myanmar later this month as part of a broad tour of Southeast Asia. He will make history as the first American president to visit Myanmar and the second high-level[…..]

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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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