Hong Kong remains world's most expensive expat city: survey

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Hong Kong remains world's most expensive expat city: survey

Hong Kong remains at the top of an annual global survey of the world's most expensive cities for expats, according to a report published last week. Asian cities made up six of the top 10, the survey found. A surprise entry was Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, in 2nd place, ahead of Tokyo at number 3 and Singapore at 5, down from 3 in last year's survey. Other Asian cities appearing in the top 10 of Mercer's costliest cities for expatriates are Shanghai (7) and Beijing (10).  In...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.