For expert guidance on setting the correct framework for business - rules, regulations, laws and practices - in Asia Pacific countries, this immensely useful volume stands alone. Written by a renowned panel of legal and business experts from fourteen Asia Pacific countries - China, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Australia and Myanmar, Doing Business in Asia provides comprehensive coverage of a multitude of business and legal issues in quick, concise terms. Among the topics included for each country are the following: statistical summary business incentives and disincentives taxation import and export controls labour and nationality laws currency transactions local finance: sources, regulations, securities contract, commercial and company law transport and shipping settlement of disputes insurance rights and restrictions governing land ownership intellectual property system law and government With a unique cross-comparative approach To The content for all fourteen countries, and individual country indexes for easy location of information, this authoritative reference guide is an essential tool for investors, corporate advisers, management consultants, business professionals, and legal and tax practitioners doing business in Asia. This title forms part of the Asia Business Law Series. The Asia Business Law Series is published in cooperation with CCH Asia and provides updated and reliable practical guidelines, legislation and case law, In order to help practitioners, policy makers and scholars understand how business is conducted in the rapidly growing Asian market. This book was originally published by CCH Asia as the loose-leaf Doing Business in AsiaKluwer Law International (Firm) Staff is the author of 'Doing Business in Asia', published 2005 under ISBN 9789041124203 and ISBN 9041124209.