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How to Sell to Chinese Consumers Through Cross-Border E-Commerce Platforms

2022-11-23
China’s e-commerce market is booming, and demand for foreign imported products will continue to rise as China’s middle class grows. From a policy perspective, China is actively expanding cross-border e-commerce by establishing bonded areas and e-commerce pilot zones, which facilitate the import and export of goods. To help foreign merchants seize this opportunity, we provide an overview of the requirements, regulations, and platforms through which to sell to China online.

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ASEAN Briefing

Thailand: New Incentives for Investor Retention, Relocation, High-Tech, and Green Industries

11/24/2022

Thailand has introduced new incentives aimed at supporting high-tech industries, tax exemptions for companies relocating to the country, and rewarding existing investors, among others. The new incentives were issued to advance Thailand’s Five-Year Investment Promotion Strategy’s goals which seek to promote higher-value-added activities post-COVID-19.

India Briefing

Investment Opportunities in India’s Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

11/24/2022

India’s transition to a low-carbon economy will demand a vast amount of funding over the next five decades. The soon-to-be world’s most populous nation aims to reach net-zero by 2070, making it the last of the world’s largest emitters to do so. However, this enormous transition creates a wealth of opportunity for green investment in the energy sector, the carbon capture sector, and in electric vehicles, among others.

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam’s Crypto Market in the Aftermath of the FTX Collapse

11/23/2022

Cryptocurrency has proven incredibly popular in Vietnam. But interest was already subsiding when, two weeks ago, major crypto exchange FTX collapsed. Could this be the beginning of the end for Vietnam’s crypto market?

India Briefing

Australia Ratifies Landmark Free Trade Agreement with India

11/23/2022

Under the India-Australia ECTA, duties on 100 percent tariff lines will be eliminated by Australia, covering 6,000 broad sectors. Meanwhile, India’s tariffs on 90 percent of Australian goods exports, including meat, wool, cotton, seafood, nuts, and avocados, will be removed. We discuss the full details of the ECTA and the opportunities for Australian and Indian exporters.

Vietnam Briefing

No World Cup for Vietnam but Still Key Player in World Football Market

11/21/2022

Vietnam failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, joining a host of other countries on the sidelines – Italy, for example. But despite not competing on the pitch, Vietnam is still an integral part of the world football ecosystem. We explain how.

Silk Road Briefing

The Belt & Road Initiative vs. Rest of World, World Cup Soccer Finals

01/01/1970

It’s gone under the radar, but the number of countries that are members of the Belt & Road Initiative playing at the FIFA 2022 World Cup Finals is nearly the same as those who are not. Game On Then! We track how the BRI teams are doing against the Rest of the World: Daily Updates.

The Bigger Picture

Silk Road Briefing

Turkmenistan Is Booming: Why?

11/23/2022

GDP growth at 6.2%, massive energy reserves and a move to a digital world are bringing Turkmenistan into the Central Asian future rather than its past.

Russia Briefing

Russia, Cuba, To Develop Trade & Investment Ties

11/24/2022

Russia actively participates as a strategic partner for Cuba, financing prioritized projects for Cuban National Development and has linked these investments to Cuba’s 2030 Economic and Social Development Plan in various Cuban sectors, including energy, the bilateral agenda consolidates exchanges and contacts for the advancement of joint projects.

Russia Briefing

2022-23 Eurasian Economic Union Trade & Investment Profile

11/23/2022

The EAEU comprises Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and has a combined population of 167 million and a GDP of about USD5 trillion. We examine the current status of intra-EAEU trade and investment and its more significant trade partners – China, Iran, India & Vietnam, as well as discussing the future for the bloc amid changing geopolitical dynamics across Eurasia.

ASEAN Briefing

The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Forum: Russia’s Participation

11/24/2022

The AIPA-Russia session was completely booked with very little standing place left. The Russian-speaking General who heads the Lao Parliamentary Committee on defense was particularly welcoming – as was the Singapore delegation.

Our firm Dezan Shira & Associates provides legal, tax and operational advisory across Asia.
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