Although China’s one child policy has managed its population over the past three decades, it has reduced the number of available Chinese workers. Will China’s declining workforce enable India’s rise as a manufacturing hub?
As China’s working population ages and becomes more expensive, locations such as Vietnam and India become competitive manufacturing alternatives for export driven businesses. What are the various factors to be considered by foreign investors while investing in India and Vietnam?
The Japanese purchase of the Diaoyu Islands is bound to have a negative impact on China-Japan relations. If these tensions in the East China Sea persist, regional business ties and especially China-Japan economies ties - a whopping $345 billion in two-way trade - will take a hit.
With the introduction of new legal entities, domestic and foreign investors can now co-invest in one enterprise. The 25 % corporate income tax has theoretically been eliminated, therefore offering the prospect of substantial tax savings.
Foreign investors in China can benefit from setting up Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprises (WFOEs) and Foreign-Invested Commercial Enterprises (FICEs) to start businesses in trade and the service industry.
Recent events shows that even though China's leadership has evolved and political knowledge among chinese masses has grown, the path to power in China is still dominated by revolutionary political divisions.
China’s Outbound Direct Investment(ODI) has reached commercially and geo-economically significant levels and begun to challenge international investments by other countries. Local provincial companies of China are among the fastest growing area in outward investment.
This report in India Briefing outlines the Indian Income tax slab in respect to income of all categories of assessees accountable for tax during the assessment year 2012-13.
The development similarities between China and India are strikingly similar, argues Chris Devonshire-Ellis. Twenty years ago, China faced challenges and difficulties but also offered oppurtunities and profits. Similarly India offers much of the same now.
It is time to dust off those preconceived notions about India as dirty and poverty stricken. Investing in India makes a sound Asia-strategic sense when coupled with China.