In an effort to accelerate economic growth, a number of New Zealand’s business executives have urged the island-country to sign a multitude of new free trade agreements (FTAs). With a small domestic market, exports are key for the New Zealand economy, but the progress for new FTAs has in recent years been noticeably slow.
According to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, a Singapore tax resident can enjoy tax exemption on specified foreign income that is remitted into Singapore.
During the last month, Visa regulations in the Asia-Pacific have undergone some major changes. In this article, we highlight some of the important schemes recently introduced that affect several of the region’s major nations.
In recent years, both India and China have announced plans to curb their ever-increasing carbon emissions. With Asia’s two biggest superpowers now facing renewed pressure to alter how they deal with pollution, it’s now in investors’ interest to look at their respective energy efficient transport sectors.
Salaries across the Asia-Pacific are due to increase on average by 7 percent next year, according to a report released yesterday. When inflation is taken into account, the findings show that China will have the steepest salary hike for 2015, which may provide an insight into investor trends for the coming year.