Incentives in Thailand, World Cup in India, Waste-to-Energy in Vietnam – Asia Investment Brief

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Investing in Thailand: Tax and Non-Tax Incentives

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) offers a range of tax and non-tax incentives to foreign companies making investments in the country. In this article, we discuss the various tax and non-tax incentives on offer for foreign investors in Thailand.


India’s World Cup Fever, New Sports Leagues Open Market Wide for Business

The 2018 FIFA World Cup, one of the biggest events on the sporting calendar, begins today. Despite the Indian team repeatedly not qualifying for the tournament, it is expected to have a viewership of over 100 million fans in India.


Russia, Egypt Agree to Set Up Industrial Zone in East Port Said

Russia and Egypt have agreed to establish a 5.25 million square meters Russian Industrial Zone in East Port Said in the Suez Canal Economic Zone. The new zone is expected to attract some US$7 billion in investment.


Mahatir Scraps KL-Singapore High Speed Rail Connection

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Mohamad has scrapped the long-planned Kuala Lumpur to Singapore high speed rail, dashing China’s Belt & Road ambitions of a continuous high-speed rail connection from its Yunnan border province all the way down to Singapore.


Vietnam: Opportunities in the Waste-to-Energy Sector

Waste-to-energy solutions offer an environment-friendly means to generate electricity and treat solid wastes, which are currently being disposed in landfills. Read more to know about the sector, government policies, and investor opportunities.

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