China's Deputy Minister of Commerce, Qian Keming, has proposed that the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) – China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan – should establish a free trade agreement (FTA).Read Full Story
The UK Government has announced that foreign companies that own or wish to purchase property in the country will be required to publicly disclose who owns them. Read Full Story
The International Monetary Fund's Middle East Center for Economics and Finance and the Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center organized a regional workshop on "Fiscal Reporting and Transparency" in Kuwait City, Kuwait, from March 13–16, 2016.Read Full Story
The International Monetary Fund has urged Afghanistan to increase its revenue by introducing new taxes, strengthening revenue administration, and improving the tax policy mix.Read Full Story
The Government of the Philippines has assured taxpayers that it is taking steps to simplify and improve the country's tax system as it comes under increasing pressure to ease the tax burden on businesses and make the tax system more competitive.Read Full Story
The World Bank said in a recently released report that South Asia's rapid economic growth has not yet translated into significantly higher government revenue generation and improved fiscal balances.Read Full Story
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