08 Jun '11, 4pm

Singapore leaps Hong Kong for expat costs: survey: Singapore has overtaken Hong Kong to become the third costlie...

Singapore has overtaken Hong Kong to become the third costliest economy in Asia for expatriates' daily needs because of its strengthening currency, human resource firm ECA International said Wednesday. It said the Singapore dollar, which has surged by more than 10 percent against the greenback, pushed the city-state to third place above Hong Kong, with Japan and South Korea remaining the two most expensive countries. ECA International carries out a survey twice a year by measuring a basket of common items purchased by expatriates in more than 400 locations globally, such as dairy produce, vegetables, clothing and meals out. The survey does not include housing, utilities, car and school expenses as these items can make a significant difference to costs but, the firm says, are often compensated for separately in expatriate packages. "While we are seeing price increases in a ...

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