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Mercer’s 2018 Global Quality of Living Ranking

For the ninth consecutive year, Vienna, Austria tops our Quality of Living ranking. Zurich, Switzerland and Munich, Germany followed Vienna. Western European cities continues to surpass the rest of the world when it comes to expatriate quality of living by taking 8 of the top spots. Mercer’s authoritative Quality of Living Survey is the most comprehensive …
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Mercer’s 2017 Global Quality of Living Ranking

Vienna, Austria was once again ranked the city with the highest quality of life — for the eighth year in a row. Zurich, Switzerland and Aukland, New Zealand followed Vienna. Mercer’s authoritative Quality of Living Survey is the most comprehensive in the world, taking the city’s political and social environment, medical care and health considerations, public …
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The World’s Most Expensive Cities for Expatriates 2015

Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa is the world’s most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer‘s latest annual cost of living survey. The city has regularly come in at Number 1 in recent years, except in 2012 when it was ousted by Tokyo. Imported products and services that ensure safe …
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2013 Cost of Living Ranking

Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa, has overtaken Tokyo as the world’s most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer‘s latest annual cost of living survey. The oil-rich nation, which struggles with high costs of accommodation and imported goods, is back at the top of the rankings after falling into …
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The Most Expensive Cities in the World 2012

Tokyo (Japan) remains the world’s most expensive city for expats, according to the latest cost of living ranking from EuroCost International. Luanda (Angola)  overtook Moscow this year to take 2nd place. Euro zone cities have fallen in the ranking as a consequence of a weakening currency (Paris, top euro zone city is only 39th whereas it ranked 23rd in 2011). Brazilian …
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Up or out: Next move for the modern expatriate

Four in five executives believe that an assignment in a “major emerging market” aids career progression, according to the recent report from the Economist Intelligence Unit, “Up or Out: Next Move for the Modern Expatriate.” Below are just some of the report’s key findings: -High demand for overseas postings, especially from among junior staff, has …
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The World’s Most Expensive Cities for Expatriates

The capital of Angola is the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, according to the Mercer Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. Tokyo, regularly rated as one of the world’s most expensive cities, occupies second place followed by Ndjamena, the capital of Chad, in third. Barcelona, meanwhile, lies in 49th position. The survey, which covers 214 …
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