Dividend Withholding Tax Rates By Country 2017

The Withholding Tax Rates for Foreign Stock Dividends for 2017 are shown in the table below. As some countries change the withholding tax rate every year this list can be a valuable tool for investors holding or planning to invest in foreign stocks. Since this tax can take a huge chunk of dividends sometimes it is …

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Breakdown of Apple iPhone 7 Retail Price

Global trade is important in the modern era. With globalization, goods are moved across borders benefiting many countries during the process. The breakdown of a popular product such as iPhone 7 shows the benefits of global trade. The phone sells for $658 in the U.S. Of this, about 40% or 257$ goes to Apple(AAPL) and …

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Australia vs. Canada: Household Saving Ratio and Household Debt-to-Income Ratio

Households in Australia and Canada are carrying high-levels of debt in recent years. In both the countries mortgage is a major driver of household debt as prices of houses have skyrocketed. Overall the debt-to-income ratio for households has been rising in both the countries as shown in the chart below: Click to enlarge The household saving …

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The Proposed US Corporate Tax Rate Compared To Other Countries

The US corporate tax rate is one of the highest in the world especially among developed countries. President Trump has proposed to cut this rate to 19% to make the country competitive globally. However according to a report at Schroders the eventual rate is likely to be in around 25%. The chart shows the current …

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Which Emerging Countries Are Most Exposed To The US ?

Global trade has become the focus of attention in recent weeks with President Trump’s proposed plan to implement 20% tariffs on good imported into the US from Mexico. Emerging countries depend on exports to developed countries since developed countries are major consumers of goods produced cheaply in emerging countries. Countries such as China are major …

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