Asia Investment Brief: 7 Percent CIT Cut in Philippines, Taxation of ROs in Indonesia, and Vietnam’s Import Export Regulations

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Our weekly round up of other news affecting foreign investors throughout Asia:

ASEAN BRIEFING

Philippines’ Finance Secretary Recommends 7 Percent Corporate Income Tax Cut

The Philippines’ Finance Secretary, Carlo Dominguez, has recommended a corporate income tax rate of 25 percent, reduced from the current 32 percent as part of the Government’s Comprehensive Tax Reform Program (CTRP).

INDIA BRIEFING

ESI (Central) Amendment Rules, 2017 Expands Maternity Health Benefits

The government of India doubled maternity leave for women and expanded benefits for insured women through amendments to the ESI scheme. This article discusses the changes and what they mean for female labor security in India.

INDONESIA BRIEFING

Understanding Tax Treatment of Representative Offices in Indonesia

Understand the exposure of offshore invoicing to taxation in Indonesia and learn how to structure investments to ensure compliance.

RUSSIA BRIEFING

Russia Attracting Interest from Singaporean Investors

As sanctions on Russia continue, many Asian countries – including Singapore – are now establishing closer trade and investment links with Russia. In this article, Chris Devonshire-Ellis explores the growing trade relationship between Russia and Singapore.

VIETNAM BRIEFING 

Understanding Vietnam’s Import and Export Regulations

Once an investor has set up their trading company within Vietnam, it is important that their workers gain a strong understanding of the country’s import and export regulations and procedures.


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Our Briefing updates are written by and provided by the various regional offices of Dezan Shira & Associates  throughout Asia. To obtain a complimentary subscription to Asia Briefing please click here. To contact Dezan Shira & Associates concerning foreign investment and assistance in Asia, please email us at asia@dezshira.com  

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