China

[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 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'] Jan 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM / by Andrew Morollo

 

The Guangzhou public library as seen during AIRINC's recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Andrew Morollo.

Rental market updates:

Guangzhou and Shenzhen have stable but strong and growing rental markets. While rents for units in some of the most popular buildings increase every year, rents in less competitive buildings tend to decrease.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 18, 2018 @ 02:15 AM / by Pat Jurgens

Amendments to the individual income tax law

The Chinese government has enacted amendments to the individual income tax law, which will be implemented in two phases – October 1, 2018 and January 1, 2019. The changes that are effective October 1, 2018 include



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 25, 2018 @ 08:15 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Thursday, August 9, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM in Beijing, China*



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[fa icon="calendar'] May 15, 2018 @ 07:12 AM / by Eugene Kobiako

Political, economic, and social epicenters, but the air pollution...

Beijing and Shanghai are two of China’s most populated and active cities. They are political, economic, and social epicenters that attract a large percentage of multinational companies, and thus expatriates, in China. 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 27, 2017 @ 11:59 AM / by Gerald Abbey

AIRINC was recently featured in the Economic Times for a quality of life analysis, The Global 150, that was published in the Harvard Business Review



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[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 04, 2016 @ 11:25 AM / by Kristine Yeung

In December 2015, I arrived in Beijing with a paper face mask feeling confident and prepared, only to find out that masks with purifying canister filters have become the new norm. Masks are an inseparable part of everyday life for Beijingers as the AQI (Air Quality Index) continues to reach unhealthy and at times hazardous levels.



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