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OECD warns of another ‘boom-and-bust cycle’ in Irish economy

The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has warned of another possible boom-and-bust cycle in the Irish economy if the current pick-up in housing triggers a “surge in credit growth”. In its latest global outlook the organisation said rising property prices were becoming a concern for competitiveness “and …

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Teaching business in a New Malaysia

In 2018, CEOWORLD magazine crowned Malaysia the best country in the world to invest in or do business. The Southeast Asian nation emerged top of the list, beating more developed or faster-growing economies in the region like Singapore and Indonesia in the ranking indicators, which included corruption, freedom (personal, trade …

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Far-reaching tax-code review could hit firms

The consultation runs until April 2 and once it has been completed, changes to the tax code will be introduced in the 2019 Finance Bill and implemented from the start of 2020. Transfer pricing works on the basis that an economic value can be assigned to each stage of production …

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