China – The Competing Asia Round Up

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Complimentary magazine downloads for foreign investors in Asia

Jun. 8 – Dezan Shira & Associates has been operational in China since 1992 and are somewhat unique as they are one of the only privately-invested consulting practices that have truly developed from China into the rest of Asia. To go with that, the practice also produces a number of additional business titles, magazines and books, which along with China Briefing, provide foreign investors with snap shots of opportunities and development in other emerging Asian markets. Here is a selection of our most recent work. All are available on our Asia Briefing Bookstore.

China Briefing

Relocating or Expanding your China Business
This issue deals with mergers of companies that subsequently result in all or part of their operations having to be relocated within China. It also covers the establishment of branch and other offices, in addition to the liquidation issues that can occur when restructuring a business in China.

This issue is available as a complimentary PDF download for the month of June. For further advice, please email

India Briefing

Payroll Processing in India
This edition covers the payroll services industry from the practical perspective, and identifies salaries, welfare benefits and other employment costs that can be applicable to employing personnel in India.

This issue is currently available as a complimentary PDF download for a limited time only. Further advice can be obtained from

Vietnam Briefing

Vietnam’s Provinces, Regions and Key Economic Zones
As Vietnam becomes a secondary location for supporting manufacturing capacity in China, we look at the country as a whole, identify key economic zones, the applicable tax incentives and other areas of the country attractive to foreign investors interested in options to China.

This issue is currently available as a complimentary PDF download for a limited time only. Further advice can be obtained from

Russia Briefing

Payroll and Employment Law
As Russia has joined the WTO, increasing numbers of foreign investors are interested in this consumer market as it begins to open up. This issue concentrates on Russia’s myriad of employment laws and the contributions employers are expected to make in Russia. Includes salary rates, tax and welfare payments.

This issue is currently available as a complimentary PDF download for a limited time only. Further advice can be obtained from

Emerging Asia

Moving from China to India, Vietnam and Emerging Asia
Our popular report on operational costs, comparisons, including land, labor and welfare obligations, applicable tax rates and a comparison of legal structures across Emerging Asia.

This issue is currently available as a complimentary PDF download. For information concerning investments across Asia and ASEAN, please email

Hong Kong and Singapore

Hong Kong and Singapore Holding Companies
This issue discusses using both Hong Kong and Singapore holding companies for your operations in Asia. Contains details of establishment procedures, tax and maintenance comparisons and an overview of double tax treaties both jurisdictions have signed.

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Dezan Shira & Associates is a specialist foreign direct investment practice, providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence and financial review services to multinationals investing in emerging Asia. Since its establishment in 1992, the firm has grown into one of Asia’s most versatile full-service consultancies with operational offices across China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Vietnam as well as liaison offices in Italy and the United States.

For further details or to contact the firm, please email, visit, or download the firm’s brochure.

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