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Record Highs in Travel, Consumption Boost Mark 2024 Chinese Spring Festival Holidays

2024-02-21
Travel and consumption trends registered remarkable growth during the 2024 Chinese New Year holidays, giving hope for the positive trend to continue also in the year ahead. However, lingering challenges, such as low level of consumer confidence and the ongoing downturn in the property sector, cast uncertainties on the sustainability of these figures.

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India Briefing

India’s Finance Act, 2024 Makes Changes to the Input Service Distributors Mechanism in the GST Regime

02/21/2024

India Briefing explores the latest amendments introduced in the Finance Act 2024 such as the definition and procedures concerning the Input Service Distributor (ISD) concept under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

Vietnam Briefing

An Investor’s Guide to Ba Ria-Vung Tau

02/22/2024

Ba Ria-Vung Tau is becoming an increasingly important manufacturing hub in Vietnam with a slew of big firms starting new projects in the province in 2023. Here’s why.

ASEAN Briefing

Laos Implements Mandatory Bank Accounts for Foreign Investors

02/21/2024

The Bank of the Lao PDR issued a new regulation that mandates foreign investors to open a local bank account within 15 days of obtaining a business license.

China Briefing

China’s Cross-Border E-Commerce: 2023 Performance and 2024 Outlook

02/20/2024

China saw a 15.6% surge in cross-border e-commerce import-export volumes in 2023, facilitated by pilot CBEC zones and Silk Road e-commerce.

Vietnam Briefing

Planning for Uncertainty: Global Staffing Solutions to Facilitate Your Vietnam Market Entry

02/21/2024

Global Staffing Solutions is a flexible entry strategy for businesses to test the Vietnamese market without needing to physically set up an operation. Vietnam Briefing explains what GSS is and the advantages of adopting a GSS strategy.

Middle East Briefing

Dubai’s Tourism Sector: Outlook and Key Drivers

02/21/2024

Dubai’s tourism sector success is driven by strategic partnerships, sustainability initiatives, and its emergence as a global hub for relocation, remote work, and leisure.

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