Monday, August 27, 2018

Latest International Inflation Rates - August 2018

Selected latest available inflation rate for all countries world wide as at 27 August 2018: Angola 21.47%, Cyprus 2.3%, France 2.3%, Iran 18%, Japan 0.9%, New Zealand 1.5%, Qatar o.2%, South Africa 5.1%, UAE 3.8%, UK 2.5%, USA 2.9% Venezuela 82,766%. 

Click on the link for all countries latest inflation rates.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

The 2018 Most Expensive Countries to Live in

The top 10 most expensive countries in the world as at July 2018 comprise two from Africa Angola (1); Central African Republic (7), three from Europe Norway (2); Switzerland (3); Denmark (5), four from America Bermuda (4); Cayman Islands (6); Montserrat (9); Bahamas (10), and one from Asia Pacific Japan (8). 
Angola is the most expensive country in the world for expatriate professional migrants mainly because almost all international standard goods and services have to be imported, as a result there are price premiums due to demand constantly exceeding supply. 
Norway has long been very expensive and interestingly is the only oil-producing country with high gas prices.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

International Cost of Living for Expatriates - 2018 Top 10 Most Expensive

The 10 most expensive cities in the world comprise two from Africa, Luanda (1); Bangui (9), three from Asia-Pacific, Singapore (2); Hong Kong (3); Tokyo (7), four from Europe, Oslo (4); Zurich (5); Geneva (6); Monaco (10), and one from America, Hamilton (8).

Friday, August 24, 2018

International Cost of Living July 2018

Luanda in Angola is the most expensive city in the world for expatriates as at July 2018 followed by Singapore and Hong Kong.