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Results based on: Inflation

23 September 2022

As countries around the world scramble to combat the cost of living crisis, is this the beginning of the end for high inflation, or just the end of the beginning?

China's low inflation is helping the world in its fight to bring down the cost of living, but it could mean big upward index adjustments for Asian outbound assignees.

How have key events around the world affected cost of living indices for your assignees?

A 20% rent increase cements London’s position within top five most expensive cities in the world, while a 12% increase in rental costs sees New York overtake Geneva to secure second place.

Strong currency ensures Hong Kong keeps its crown for another year.

A further rise in Singapore’s ranking was curbed by the weaker Singapore dollar against other major currencies.

UK inflation hits 9%, while no fewer than 13 countries have joined the double-digit inflation club this time, as a major economic crisis looms.

Lee Quane, Mark Harrison and Anna Michielsen explore highlights from our recent Global Mobility Now Survey, with a specific focus on the APAC region.

In our last round-up two months ago, there were tentative signs that global inflation might have peaked. Then came Russia's attack on Ukraine.

19 January 2022

As inflation continues to surge around the world, Sri Lanka's cost of living takes an alarming jump, while Venezuela finally exits hyperinflation.