Chris Devonshire-Ellis is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, and visiting lecturer at the Russian Higher School of Economics. Dezan Shira & Associates handles foreign direct investment into Asia, has 28 offices across China, India, ASEAN, and Russia, and last year celebrate...
While North Korea has been taking up the headlines of US Vice-President Pence’s trip to South Korea and Japan, a little noticed meeting is taking place tomorrow in Tokyo that could spark the re-ignition of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that new President Trump ditched almost immediately after ...
The cash-strapped Mongolian government has reached a deal with the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and sovereign nation funds from Japan, South Korea, and China to bail out its stricken economy. A US$5.5 billion bailout has been agreed to, part of which includes a US$440 mil...
China Plans Revamp of its Medical Devices Industry, Date Set for India's GST, and Details of Hong Kong's DTA With Russia
China is targeting cutting through the bureaucratic red tape in the registration process of its medical devices, while India has committed to implement its Goods and Services Tax (GST) in April 2017. Additionally, a date has now been set for the Hong Kong - Russia DTA to come into effect.
China Introduces New Transfer Pricing Rules, India Set to Implement National Education Policy, and Opportunities in ASEAN's Emerging Sharing Economy
China’s State Administration of Taxation has issued new regulations that fundamentally change how China treats transfer pricing, while India has recently announced its intent to establish a National Education Policy that will affect FDI into its education industry.
Chris Devonshire-Ellis is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Dezan Shira & Associates, and visiting lecturer at the Russian Higher School of Economics. Dezan Shira & Associates handles foreign direct investment into Asia, has 28 offices across China, India, ASEAN, and Russia, and last year celebrated its 25th anniversary of operations. Over the years, the […]
- Japan To Re-Invigorate TPP, Looks To Get Trump Back On Board For Asia-Pacific Free Trade
- Mongolia Receives US$5.5 Billion Bailout from the IMF
- China Plans Revamp of its Medical Devices Industry, Date Set for India’s GST, and Details of Hong Kong’s DTA With Russia
- China Introduces New Transfer Pricing Rules, India Set to Implement National Education Policy, and Opportunities in ASEAN’s Emerging Sharing Economy
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