Posts Tagged DTA
* Oxfam’s New Global Food Table Oxfam published an index which compares the way the food is produced and distributed around the world. European countries occupy the entire top 20 bar one – Australia ties in 8th place – while the US, Japan, New Zealand, Brazil and Canada all fall outside. African countries occupy the bottom 30 places in the table except for four – Laos, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India are there too. See more at Good Enough to Eat, Oxfam Media Briefing. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * South Korea & India Agree To Upgrade FTA, Revise DTA South Korea and India agreed to upgrade their comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) and put into effect the revised double taxation agreement (DTA) between the two countries as soon as possible. Check here for more.
* EFTA Approve the Updated EU ETS The EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) announced the adoption of the new guidelines European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) – EU system to facilitate the taxation of carbon emissions. Check here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * ASEAN & India Extend Trade Agreement The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India have concluded a free trade agreement to include trade in services and investments, to add to their exiting FTA on trade in goods. Find more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Barbados & San Marino Signed DTA A new tax treaty, double tax agreement (DTA) has been signed between Barbados y San Marino. Follow the link for more. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * UNCTAD Acknowledges Admission of South Sudan as Forty-ninth LDC 18 December 2012 The United Nations General Assembly added South Sudan to the list of Least Developed Countries (LDCs). LDC status is granted to those economies that are deemed the most structurally disadvantaged and the most likely to experience difficulties in their efforts to come out of poverty.
* South Africa-Seychelles DTA Protocol Comes Into Effect The double taxation agreement (DTA) between South Africa and the Seychelles has been ratified and went into effect on May 15, 2012. More here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * US To Establish Normal Trade With Russia 13 June 2012, Washington United States establish permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia and repeal the 1974 Jackson-Vanik amendment. For further details, please check here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * IFRS’s 2011 Annual Report Published 12 June 2012 The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation published the complete 2011 Annual Report. The Annual Report, divided in three sections Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, Standard-setting activities, and Financials is available here.