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The Most Expensive Cities to Live In 2017

Singapore is the world’s most expensive city for the fourth year running according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Worldwide Cost of Living 2017. The report listed five Asian cities in its top six, including Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka and Seoul. The exception was Switzerland’s Zurich, which was ranked third. Geneva, Paris, New York and Copenhagen …
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Prices and Earnings 2015

UBS’s “Prices and Earnings 2015″ study ranks Zurich, Geneva and New York as the world’s most expensive cities in the world, based on a standardized basket of 122 goods and services. Barcelona, the most expensive city in Spain, occupies 39th place. The cost of living is lowest in certain Eastern European cities such as Kiev, which is …
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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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World’s Most Expensive Office Locations 2013

London has regained the throne as the World’s most expensive office market, according to the Office Space Across the World 2013 report conducted by Cushman & Wakefield. Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro came in second and third, respectively. Globally, the office market witnessed prime rents rise by 3 percent in 2012, but this was largely driven …
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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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Prices and Earnings 2012

UBS’s “Prices and Earnings 2012″ study ranks Oslo, Zurich and Tokyo as the world’s most expensive cities in the world, based on a standardized basket of 122 goods and services. Barcelona, the most expensive city in Spain, occupies 30th place. When rent prices are factored into the equation, Zurich, Oslo, Geneva and Tokyo emerge as especially pricey …
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The Most Expensive Cities to Live In

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, …
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World’s Most Expensive Cities

Oslo, Zurich and Geneva (in that order) are the world’s three most expensive cities, according to the latest edition of UBS’ Prices and Earnings Survey. Barcelona, the most expensive city in Spain, occupies 25th place, with Madrid trailing slightly, in 30th spot. At the other end of the scale, Mumbai leapfrogged 73 cities to claim …
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The World’s Most Expensive Cities to Live In

Tokyo has unsurprisingly retained its title of the “most expensive city in the world”, according to ECA International’s latest cost of living survey. The Norwegian capital Oslo remains the most expensive location surveyed in Europe and the second most expensive worldwide. Another Japanese city, Nagoya, comes in third. ECA’s cost of living surveys are calculated …
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Office Space Across The World 2011

Hong Kong has become the world’s most expensive office location, according to the Office Space Across the World 2011 report conducted by Cushman & Wakefield. London and Tokyo came in second and third, respectively. The annual study compares office occupancy costs in 132 key locations in 63 countries around the world. The survey reports that, …
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