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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 08, 2019 @ 07:24 AM / by Morgan Grenier

A night view of Dubai as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. 

Modern Construction, Planning, and Technology

While on the roads in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, you’re as likely to pass delivery-laden motor scooters as you are Lamborghinis, and all enjoy the smooth, well organized road systems in the country. 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 07, 2019 @ 04:04 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Global Mobility and the Tides of Change

With the upcoming release of AIRINC's 2019 Mobility Outlook Survey, we wanted to look back at the previous year to rank the top downloads from our extensive Global Mobility library.

Below, you'll find the top 5 reports that have helped shape our views on where mobility is going in 2019 and beyond.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2019 @ 07:00 AM / by Zach Rossignol

Housing in Brazil

As expatriates assigned to Brazil search for rental housing, they’ll soon ask an all too common question we get in the Data department at AIRINC: 

‘What is IPTU and how much does it cost?”



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 25, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Samuel Pearl Schwartz

A subway car in China during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Samual Pearl Schwartz.

Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu

When I took the metro at 6am on a Sunday morning in Beijing, trains were running every three minutes. This past quarter I surveyed six cities in China.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2019 @ 05:00 AM / by Morgan Grenier

A metro station in Dubai as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Amber Chan.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi: Transportation Infrastructure 

In my travels in the Middle East, ongoing construction has been a consistent sight, with plentiful cranes part of every skyline. While new skyscrapers and stadiums can be the most visible landmarks of expanding Gulf cities, the transportation infrastructure can’t be overlooked in its ability to transform daily life. 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 19, 2019 @ 12:30 AM / by Michelle Curran

Do you like information on-demand?

Information on-demand allows you to make quicker decisions. With access to country/city reports for education costs, tax implications, transportation information, and assignment location summaries, you have access to key data elements based on our research and on-site experience. Our publications help to:



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2019 @ 01:36 PM / by Jeremy Piccoli

Shanghai, China as seen during AIRINC's recent cost of living survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Samuel Pearl Schwartz.

Top Marginal Tax Rate Remains at 45%

The Chinese government enacted amendments to the individual income tax law and implemented them in two phases – October 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. The changes that went into effect October 1, 2018 amended tax rates and tax brackets, and increased the monthly basic deduction.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 11, 2019 @ 12:15 AM / by Emily Thomas

Dublin, Ireland as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey.

Demand outweighing Supply

Residential rents continued to rise in Dublin and throughout the country even as sales prices stagnated. With hundreds of international pharma, medical device, and tech companies employing thousands of local transferees and expat assignees in Dublin, the city has long suffered a rental crisis with an undersupply of rental stock



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