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    Labor Trends in the Philippines, Hiring Women in India, and FDI in Vietnam – Asia Investment Brief

    In this week’s Asia Investment Brief, we look at labor market trends in the Philippines, why firms in India should hire more women, the Belt and Road in Kazakhstan, and FDI strategy in Vietnam.

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    Preferential CIT Policies for Small and Low-Profit Enterprises in China

    China’s State Administration of Taxation (SAT) clarified its preferential corporate income tax (CIT) policies for small and low-profit enterprises in an announcement released on July 13.

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    Why Businesses Should Pay Attention to China’s Government Inspections

    On July 6, China announced a campaign to inspect local governments and departments, signaling the central government’s resolve to implement core policies.

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    Closing a Representative Office in China

    Foreign investors sometimes reach a point where their representative office is no longer suitable for facilitating their business in China. In such cases, foreign investors must formally close down their representative office.

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    Social Security in China: Exemptions for Some Foreigners

    Social insurance exemption for foreigners can be a valuable asset to save on unnecessary costs in China. However, many companies are not aware of the benefits available to them, while those who do are often unsure as to how to go about applying.

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    US Businesses in China Optimistic Despite Trade War

    US businesses operating in China remain optimistic about their growth prospects despite the ongoing trade war between the two countries, according to a new report from the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

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    E-Commerce in Thailand, Environmental Approvals in India, and Economic Growth in Vietnam – Asia Investment Brief

    Read more about e-commerce in Thailand, obtaining environmental approvals in India, the Belt and Road in Turkmenistan, and economic growth in Vietnam through the first half of 2018.

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    Best Practices for Year-end Transfer Pricing Adjustments in China

    When related party transaction deviations are found in a year-end review, tax professionals will voluntarily make precautionary adjustments to minimize the risk of being investigated by the tax authorities.