Guide to Doing business in Asia Pacific 2017-2018

Mazars' Doing business in Asia Pacific is a practical guide for businesses who have invested or are looking to invest in the region.

Asia has become an international growth driver, both local and international companies are seeking assistance from professional firms offering a large range of business expertise in Asia Pacific.

In this guide, we consolidated our knowledge to give you a brief summary of the benefits and restrictions of setting up a business in each country. You will find guidelines on how to establish an entity, the foreign business restrictions, investment incentives, work permits and visas, taxation, audit and accounting, country quirks and the contact persons for each individual country. 

Supporting your internationalisation needs

Mazars in Singapore collaborates with our offices in over 90 countries to offer market assessment and market entry services to meet companies’ needs in internationalisation. We work with clients on market entry under IE’s Global Company Partnership (GCP) and Market Readiness Assistance (MRA) Grant.

GCP and MRA grants are designed to co-fund and support companies with headquarters in Singapore on their overseas ventures, covering areas such as assessment of products/services’ potential for overseas markets, mode of entry, regulatory issues, business incorporation and identification of potential overseas business partners. 

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Mazars provides compliance and advisory services across Asia Pacific. Our clients include owner-managed businesses, international corporate organisations and blue chip companies.

We provide services in the following areas: company registration, accounting, payroll, tax compliance, legal compliance, immigration and other services as requested by our clients.

Our integrated structure enables Mazars to ensure quality of service and cooperation across the region. We use our local knowledge to ensure that you remain compliant, allowing you to focus on developing your business.

When you choose Mazars in one or more countries, you can be assured of a cost effective, one point of contact service.

Regional Contacts

Stephen Weatherseed
Stephen Weatherseed Senior Director, Financial Advisory - Hong Kong

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Doing Business in Asia Pacific 2017-2018