More Trade News in Brief – Week 38 (10 – 16 September 2012)

* Liechtenstein & Germany – Tax Data Exchange
 
Liechtenstein and Germany are currently considering the idea of concluding a withholding tax agreement with an automatic exchange of tax information.
 
For more information please follow the link.
 
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* New Rules in the EU Standardisation System
 
The European Union (EU) prepare a new regulation modernising the EU Standardisation system and will also be better plugged into the international standardisation system.
 
The new rules enter into force on 1 January 2013 and will apply directly in all member states.
 
Kindly check here.
 
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* Equasis 2011 Annual Report published
 
“The world merchant fleet in 2011” has been published and is available for download.
 
Equasis is database containing safety-related information on the world’s merchant fleet from both public and private sources.
 
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* New ISO standard for eco-efficiency assessment
 
13 September 2012
 
The International Organization for Standardization  (ISO) published a new standard describing the principles, requirements and guidelines for eco-efficiency assessment for product systems.
 
ISO 14045:2012, Environmental management – Eco-efficiency assessment of product systems – Principles, requirements and guidelines is available through the ISO Store.
 
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* Singapore & Vietnam Sign DTA Protocol
 
12 September 2012
 
Singapore and Vietnam signed a protocol to amend the existing double taxation agreement (DTA) between the two countries.
 
For more, please check here.
 
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