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Malta Shipping Review

Malta Shipping Review

With its location in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, a centuries old maritime tradition and a respected and favourable regulatory and tax regime for shipping, it is no surprise that Malta has developed one of the world's largest ship registers in modern times, and in the face of stiff competition from other prominent maritime nations.

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ACCI Head Backs Carbon Tax Repeal

The Australian Chamber of Commerce says that the bills to repeal the carbon tax should be passed "as the first order of business" when the new Australian Parliament meets next month.
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Italian Unions Stage Strikes Over "Symbolic" Tax Cuts

Italy's main trade unions have agreed on strike action, in protest against the Government's purely "symbolic" plans to lower the tax burden on employees and pensioners within the framework of the Stability Bill.
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Feedback Published On Singaporean GST Amendments

The Singaporean Ministry of Finance on October 21, 2013, published details of responses to the public consultation on the draft Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill 2013.
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Malta Seeks To Attract Chinese Financial Services

Malta's Finance Minister, Edward Scicluna, said that the country should seek to attract a Chinese financial institution since financial services in China were now operating on a global level playing field.
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S. Korea Tax Collections Down In Jan-Aug Period

South Korea's tax collection in the first eight months of this year was down by about KRW6 trillion (USD5.7bn) compared with the same period last year, the National Tax Service said on October 21, 2013.
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