Expat News Tagged 'gross domestic product (GDP)'

New Study Looks At Living Standards Worldwide

New Study Looks At Living Standards Worldwide

By Fiona Moore, for ExpatBriefing.com, 06 October, 2014

A new study co-produced by the OECD shows that there have been worldwide improvements in the quality of peoples' lives, despite marked differences in economic opportunities and growth. Read full story »

Tags: Western Europe | gross domestic product (GDP) | Australia | China | health care | education | United States | Expats | Welfare | Europe | North America | Africa | Middle East

 

Insurance Coverage Growing In MENA Region

Insurance Coverage Growing In MENA Region

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 13 March, 2014

The availability and uptake of insurance in the Middle East and North Africa region is growing steadily, according to the 2nd MENA Insurance Barometer, published by the Qatar Financial Center Authority on March 10, 2014. Read full story »

Tags: Insurance | investment | business | insurance | gross domestic product (GDP) | Qatar | construction | inflation | Expats | Africa | Middle East

 

Belgian Union Fears Regionalization Of Property Taxation

Belgian Union Fears Regionalization Of Property Taxation

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 14 January, 2014

Olivier Hamal, President of Belgium's national union of owners and co-owners, has warned of the potential danger of regionalizing the taxation of real estate in Belgium in future, fearing the impact of decentralization on future property lessors and owners. Read full story »

Tags: inheritance tax | tax | Belgium | Netherlands | property tax | gross domestic product (GDP) | Germany | Expats | Europe | Tax

 

Seychelles Fiscal Reform Agenda On Track

Seychelles Fiscal Reform Agenda On Track

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 November, 2012

The Seychelles is in good stead to achieve its medium-term debt reduction target, the International Monetary Fund has said, welcoming the forthcoming introduction of a value-added tax regime from January 2013, as a key feature of the territory's revamped tax regime. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | economics | fiscal policy | gross domestic product (GDP) | employees | International Monetary Fund (IMF) | offshore | Seychelles

 

Hong Kong Reduces Taxes To Support Growth

Hong Kong Reduces Taxes To Support Growth

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 02 February, 2012

Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, John C Tsang, has unveiled a 2012/13 Budget which proposes a wide range of tax concessions aimed at supporting businesses and individuals, who face a possible global economic slowdown. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | economics | business | fiscal policy | gross domestic product (GDP) | budget | corporation tax | tax thresholds | fees | offshore | small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) | social security | Hong Kong | revenue statistics | individual income tax

 

IMF Finds Seychelles Economic Program On Track

IMF Finds Seychelles Economic Program On Track

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 23 March, 2011

An International Monetary Fund mission has just completed a visit to the Seychelles to conduct discussions for the third program review under the Extended Fund Facility Arrangement with the country. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | value added tax (VAT) | gross domestic product (GDP) | employees | International Monetary Fund (IMF) | offshore | tax rates | tax reform | inflation | individual income tax | Seychelles

 

 




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