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Singapore has been named again as the most liveable location for expatriate workers from East Asia.

The ongoing closure of many locations in the Asia-Pacific region, including Hong Kong, has caused many locations to slide down ECA’s latest liveability rankings.

 

Lockdown reversals sees 71% of European cities go up in the annual global liveability ranking

 

ECA International has made a significant strategic investment in Global Expat Pay Limited.

London remains the 6th most expensive location in the world according to the latest Cost of Living report from ECA International.

Singapore rises two places from last year to become 12th most expensive location globally for overseas workers, and remains in top ten Asia rankings.

Hong Kong tops the rankings as the most expensive location for overseas workers.

UK employees are expected to receive a real-terms salary increase of 0.4 percent after inflation in 2022, approximately £127 per annum before tax.

Salaries for workers in Hong Kong are forecast to increase by 3.2% on average next year, 0.7% higher than in 2021.

Employees based in Singapore are expected to see a salary increase of 3.5% next year, up from 2.8% this year.