On February 1, 2017, India's Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, presented the country's Budget 2017-18, which contains several proposals aimed at simplifying and rationalizing the country's direct tax regime.Read Full Story
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that if the country had a 25 percent corporate tax rate today "full-time workers on average weekly earnings would have an extra AUD750 (USD570) in their pockets each and every year." Read Full Story
From January 22, the same service tax and levies already imposed on Indian shipping companies are also payable by foreign exporters using non-Indian vessels to import goods into India.Read Full Story
It was announced on January 18 that, following Indian Government approval, negotiations could begin on a free trade agreement between India and Peru.Read Full Story
Theresa May ruled out the possibility of the UK remaining part of the EU Single Market, in a speech that gave more detail on her Brexit strategy.Read Full Story
The European Commission has announced that it is initiating an anti-dumping proceeding in a case concerning imports of certain cast iron articles originating from China and India. Read Full Story
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