Global Mobility News: The latest in housing, tax, and goods & services [2020: Q2]

    Jul 09, 2020 @ 06:39 AM / by Patrick Benedetti

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    Data Points: A selection of AIRINC cost-of-living survey results

    The results are in! Data Points, AIRINC's quarterly newsletter, is now available on our website at 

    Data Points brings you the latest updates from our Housing, Goods & Services, and Tax departments. These highlights are based on our expert international surveys, which are conducted on location by our global data collection team. This quarter’s cost of living surveys were conducted primarily in Europe, Asia, and mainland Southeast Asia.


    Expatriate Trends & Survey Data Highlights:

    • Currencies showing 3-month exchange rate fluctuations of more than 5%
    • Impact of COVID-19 on goods and services 
    • Tax update along with global COVID-19 individual income tax responses
    • Rents dropping in Prague, Yangon, Hong Kong, and other cities
    • ...and more

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    Visit AIRINC's COVID-19 Global Mobility landing page to read the best Mobility-related sources aggregated into one place. 

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    About AIRINC

    Listen | Partner | Deliver.  For over 60 years, AIRINC has helped clients with the right data, cutting-edge technology, and thought-leading advice needed to effectively deploy talent worldwide. Our industry expertise, solutions, and service enable us to effectively partner with clients to navigate the complexity of today’s global mobility programs. As the market continues to evolve, AIRINC seeks innovative ways to help clients address new workforce globalization challenges, including mobility program assessment metrics and cross-border talent mobility strategy. Our approach is designed with your success in mind. With an understanding of your goals and objectives, we ensure you achieve them. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, USA, AIRINC has full-service offices in Brussels, London, and Hong Kong. Learn more by clicking here.


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    Topics: Expatriate Housing, International Tax, Goods & Services, Data Points, Data and Infographics, Global Mobility News, Coronavirus, COVID-19

    Patrick Benedetti

    Written by Patrick Benedetti

    Patrick joined AIRINC as a cost of living surveyor in 2003 and has traveled to over 70 countries. In 2006, he joined the housing department where he co-manages housing data collection, trains the survey team, and maintains AIRINC's Location Profiles product. Patrick also manages special housing projects and produces AIRINC’s quarterly data newsletter “Data Points.” He continues to survey key locations.