China's legislature, the National People's Congress, on March 15 adopted proposals to ease taxes on businesses by CNY350bn (USD50.7bn).Read Full Story
Foreign investment restrictions on manufacturing and certain services are to be eased at the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone this year. Read Full Story
The Minerals Council of Australia has published a report it says confirms that the country's high company tax rate is damaging mining firms' ability to compete internationally for capital investment. Read Full Story
The Chinese Government does not plan to extend the property tax scheme piloted in Shanghai and Chongqing nationwide over the coming year, but such a move may be under consideration over the longer term, it has emerged.Read Full Story
South Korean exporters have been urged to put in place strategies to deal with potential changes to trading conditions with the United States.Read Full Story
The Canadian Government is losing up to CAD1.3bn (USD972m) in revenue a year through the incomplete collection of sales tax and import duty on e-commerce imports, according to a new report by Copenhagen Economics. Read Full Story
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