China has indicated that a recently instituted tariff on Australian coal will be waived once a long awaited FTA between the two countries is struck. The tariffs would have been especially harmful to Australia, who are China’s largest international coal supplier with $9 billion of coking and thermal coal exported per year.
Over the past month, a number of new tax laws have either been implemented or are in the process of being implemented in several key Asian nations. In this article, we take a look at some of the key policy changes that have taken place.
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.