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The Economic Impact of Swine Fever in Vietnam and China

Jul 26, 2019 @ 03:42 PM / by Alex Davis

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Widespread outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) There has been a widespread outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Asia. ASF is a virus that causes hemorrhagic fever in pigs, with a mortality rate approaching 100%. The disease kills ...

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The Subway in China: The World's Largest and the World's Busiest

Feb 25, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Samuel Pearl Schwartz

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A subway car in China during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Samual Pearl Schwartz. Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu When I took the metro at 6am on a Sunday morning in Beijing, trains were running every ...

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How will China's Tax Changes Impact Expatriates?

Feb 14, 2019 @ 01:36 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

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Shanghai, China as seen during AIRINC's recent cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Samuel Pearl Schwartz. Top Marginal Tax Rate Remains at 45% The Chinese government enacted amendments to the individual income tax law and ...

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Guangzhou and Shenzhen: Housing Growth and Government Policy

Jan 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM / by Andrew Morollo

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  The Guangzhou public library as seen during AIRINC's recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Andrew Morollo. Rental market updates: Guangzhou and Shenzhen have stable but strong and growing rental markets. While rents for ...

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China Tax Reform

Oct 18, 2018 @ 02:15 AM / by Pat Jurgens

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Amendments to the individual income tax law The Chinese government has enacted amendments to the individual income tax law, which will be implemented in two phases – October 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. The changes that are effective ...

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Beijing, China - August 9th: Effective Mobility Strategies for Cross-Border Assignments [Corporate workshop]

Jun 25, 2018 @ 08:15 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM in Beijing, China*

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Pollution and the Impact on Expatriate Life in Beijing and Shanghai, China

May 15, 2018 @ 07:12 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

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Political, economic, and social epicenters, but the air pollution... Beijing and Shanghai are two of China’s most populated and active cities. They are political, economic, and social epicenters that attract a large percentage of ...

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AIRINC News: Expatriate Hardship - India versus China

Jun 27, 2017 @ 11:59 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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AIRINC was recently featured in the Economic Times for a quality of life analysis, The Global 150, that was published in the Harvard Business Review. 

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Beijing, Pollution, and the New Normal

Feb 04, 2016 @ 11:25 AM / by Kristine Yeung

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In December 2015, I arrived in Beijing with a paper face mask feeling confident and prepared, only to find out that masks with purifying canister filters have become the new norm. Masks are an inseparable part of everyday life for ...

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