Economists' Pick - Highlight
29 Aug 2016
Products imported into Cuba for consumption are generally subject to taxes such as (1) import duties; (2) sales tax; and (3) special tax on certain products. As for import duties, Cuba affords at least MFN tariff treatment to most of its trading partners, including WTO members and countries with which Cuba has signed a bilateral agreement.
“Going Out” to Capture Belt and Road Opportunities (Expert Opinion 7): Cold-chain Logistics Enhances Value of Imports
Chinese companies actively “go out” to look for supply sources of quality agricultural produce and fresh foods for processing or local sales on the mainland. As Hong Kong players have extensive international management experience, they can help mainland enterprises bring in all types of fresh and frozen products from overseas and countries along the Belt and Road route to meet the increasingly stringent requirements of mainland consumers.
Moving on from its original role as a regional showcase for the furniture sector, the Las Vegas Summer Market is now a truly national event, with growing sections now dedicated to food, houseware, bedding, antiques, gifts and premiums.