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.
An agreement amending the DTA between the United Kingdom and Brunei Darussalam has been signed in London.
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.
Cambodia, the only member of ASEAN not to have any bilateral tax treaties of its own, is moving forward to strike a double tax treaty with Thailand to better deal with increasing cross-border trade.
The TPP presents a golden opportunity for all parties involved, as it could be beneficial for many businesses in various sectors throughout the region.
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.