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The price of beer rises 5% in Munich, but Oktoberfest remains a bargain for overseas visitors

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2018 13:16 BST

The price of a beer in Munich, the home of Oktoberfest, has risen 5% from last year but despite this, Munich remains a cheaper location than many other cities around the world. These are some of the latest findings of global mobility experts, ECA International (ECA).

New York remains the most expensive location in the world for business travel

New York remains the most expensive location in the world for business travel

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 17:39 BST

- New York City remains the most expensive city in the world to visit for business - A typical business trip to New York would cost an average of USD 793 per day - Two American cities and two Caribbean cities make the global top ten

The price of business travel to Singapore continues to rise

The price of business travel to Singapore continues to rise

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 16:46 BST

- Singapore now the joint third most expensive location in Asia for a business trip - Hong Kong is the most expensive location in Asia for business travel - Malaysian cities continue to be the cheapest locations for business travel

Hong Kong replaces Tokyo as most expensive business travel location in Asia

Hong Kong replaces Tokyo as most expensive business travel location in Asia

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 15:58 BST

- Hong Kong is the most expensive city in Asia for business travel - Tokyo drops down to second place, after previously overtaking Hong Kong - A typical business trip in Hong Kong costs over USD 500 per day

London drops out of top ten most expensive business travel locations in the world

London drops out of top ten most expensive business travel locations in the world

Press Releases   •   Apr 17, 2018 15:45 BST

- Geneva is the most expensive city in Europe for the fourth year in a row, as Swiss cities dominate the top ten - London drops three places this year, down to the sixth most expensive city in Europe for business travel - UK cities all drop down the rankings compared to last year

Northern European cities offer best living conditions

Press Releases   •   Mar 21, 2018 11:48 GMT

- ECA International reveals best and worst cities for air pollution, transport infrastructure, personal security and cultural barriers for European expats - Canadian cities offer Europeans better quality of life than many cities in Europe - Singapore continues to be the most liveable Asian city for Europeans

Hong Kong remains outside the top 25 most liveable cities for Asian expats

Hong Kong remains outside the top 25 most liveable cities for Asian expats

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 12:18 GMT

- Hong Kong remains outside the top 25 at joint 28th in the liveability rankings - Singapore tops the list for most liveable location for Asian expats - Kuala Lumpur continues to drop and is only 126th in the rankings

Singapore once again the most liveable city for Asian expats

Singapore once again the most liveable city for Asian expats

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2018 12:04 GMT

- Singapore tops the rankings for the most liveable location for Asian expats - Hong Kong continues to sit outside of the top 25 in the liveability rankings - Kuala Lumpur continues to drop and is only ranked 126th regionally - Japanese cities continue to perform strongly, with all surveyed locations featured in the top 40 for Asian expats

The Cost of Loving around the world

The Cost of Loving around the world

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2018 12:01 GMT

How much could a night out this Valentine's Day cost you?

Singapore rental prices drop for expat workers

Singapore rental prices drop for expat workers

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 16:05 GMT

• Singapore drops down the rankings of most expensive accommodation in Asia • Hong Kong remains the most expensive location in Asia • South East Asian locations including Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta and Yangon, fall in rankings

Hong Kong remains the most expensive location for expat rental accommodation

Hong Kong remains the most expensive location for expat rental accommodation

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 14:21 GMT

• Hong Kong is the most expensive location in Asia • Tokyo remains second in the rankings, whilst Kuala Lumpur continues to fall • China sees significant increases in rental costs in 2017

Hong Kong back in the top ten most expensive locations for expatriates

Hong Kong back in the top ten most expensive locations for expatriates

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 16:39 GMT

• Hong Kong is the world’s ninth-most expensive location for expatriates, after dropping out of the top ten in 2016. • Hong Kong is now the second-most expensive location in the Asia-Pacific region after Tokyo, Japan. • Asian cities dominate the list of top 50 most expensive locations, making up over half the entries.

Sydney and Canberra back in the top 50 most expensive locations for expatriates

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 16:20 GMT

• Sydney and Canberra back in top 50 most expensive locations for expatriates for the first time since 2014 • Australian cities see increases in cost of living rankings, while New Zealand locations drop • Asian cities dominate the top 50 most expensive locations, making up over half the entries

US cities fall in cost of living rankings during first year of new presidency

US cities fall in cost of living rankings during first year of new presidency

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 16:04 GMT

• Cost of living has fallen throughout the USA over the past 12 months • Los Angeles and San Francisco both drop out of global top 50 • Asia dominates top 50 most expensive cities in the world, but Luanda tops the list

Luanda tops the rankings for most expensive location for expatriates

Luanda tops the rankings for most expensive location for expatriates

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 15:40 GMT

Luanda, Angola, is the most expensive location in the world for expatriates, as Asian cities dominate the top 50.

UK now one of cheapest countries in Europe for visitors as cost of living continues to decline

UK now one of cheapest countries in Europe for visitors as cost of living continues to decline

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 15:39 GMT

• UK cities more attractive for overseas employers with lowest ever rankings in global Cost of Living Index • London sinks 36 places to 139th, dropping behind Athens, Moscow, Toronto, Harare, Rio and Dublin

UK employees to receive among the lowest salary increases in Europe next year

UK employees to receive among the lowest salary increases in Europe next year

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2017 16:21 GMT

UK professionals expected to receive just 0.2% real-terms salary increase in 2018, up to fifteen times less than European peers

ARGENTINIAN EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE THE HIGHEST SALARY INCREASES IN THE WORLD NEXT YEAR

ARGENTINIAN EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE THE HIGHEST SALARY INCREASES IN THE WORLD NEXT YEAR

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2017 13:06 GMT

Argentinian professionals expected to receive 7.2% real-terms salary increase in 2018, leaping 22 places in the global rankings

Caracas now the most expensive location in the Americas for expatriates

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 15:47 BST

Caracas is now the most expensive location in the Americas for expatriates, and the ninth-most expensive in the world, thanks to poor availability of goods and global currencies in Venezuela.

Swiss cities dominate list of most expensive locations in the world for expats

Press Releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 14:21 BST

ECA International (ECA) reveals that Zurich is the most expensive city in Europe for expatriates in the latest Cost of Living rankings, with the strengthened rouble leading to Moscow climbing the rankings.