The Asian city beat three-time champion Luanda to be the costliest city for expatriates.
This is the third year in a row that the republic has topped the ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
With its expansive high rises, fancy restaurants and high-profile boutiques, Tokyo has been named the world’s most expensive city in 2013.
For the first time in at least two decades of reporting the worldwide cost of living survey Zurich sits atop the ranking as the world’s most expensive city. An index swing of 34 percentage points pushed the Swiss city up 4 places compared to last year to overtake Tokyo which remains in 2nd place. Geneva, […]
The cities of the Asia-Pacific region dominate the list of the most expensive places in the world for expats to live, accounting for 18 of the priciest cities on the planet. The unwanted prize for the most expensive city in the world went to Luanda, the capital of Angola, for the second straight year. Luanda […]
Angola’s capital Luanda retained the unenviable title of the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, narrowly edging out Tokyo, according to a new survey. The Mercer group‘s study named the Pakistani port Karachi as the least expensive city, with living around three times cheaper than in Luanda. Oil-rich Angola is a magnet for foreign workers […]