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Singapore Increases Goods and Sales Tax for 2024


Singapore has increased its goods and sales tax (GST) rate by one percent to nine percent as of January 1, 2024.

An Introduction to Doing Business in ASEAN 2024 – New Publication from Dezan Shira & Associates


This Guide covers the fundamentals of investing in ASEAN, including market entry, company setup, tax and audit, and HR and payroll.

Renewable Energy Manufacturing Potential in Southeast Asia


Southeast Asia has the potential to be a global leader in renewable manufacturing while simultaneously achieving its economic growth targets.

Promising Sectors for Investments in Malaysia’s Economic Corridors


Malaysia’s economic corridors offer foreign businesses ample opportunities to invest in sectors that have transformed the country into a leading economic power in Southeast Asia.

Policy to Profit: Shaping ASEAN-GCC Investment Dynamics in 2024


The ASEAN and the GCC stand out for their unique contributions and growing interdependence in trade and investment.

Saudi Arabia and Indonesia Collaborate to Elevate the Assurance of Halal Products


Saudi Arabia and Indonesia signed a MoU on Halal product assurance cooperation in addition to the mutual recognition of each other’s Halal certificates.

How to Register a Trademark in Indonesia


For businesses to take maximum advantage of the Indonesian market, they must trademark their brand and products to ensure their business interests are protected.

Boosting Tourism: Indonesia Explores More Visa-Free Entry


The Indonesian government is considering expanding its visa-free entry policy to visitors from a further 20 nations as the country aims to increase tourist numbers and boost economic growth.

Singapore Expands Mandatory Climate Reporting to More Industries in 2024


The Singapore Exchange (SGX) will begin mandating more industries to submit environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reports for the 2024 financial year.

Singapore Economy Recap for 2023


We recap key economic indicators from Singapore in 2023, including trends and opportunities for the city-state.

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