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Economic liberalization in Myanmar: Impact on Goods and Services

Aug 04, 2019 @ 07:15 PM / by Meleah Paull

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Availability of Goods and Services in Yangon Economic liberalization in Myanmar over the past decade has brought significant change to the availability of goods and services in Yangon. While expatriates once shopped on home leave or R&R ...

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The Economic Impact of Swine Fever in Vietnam and China

Jul 26, 2019 @ 03:42 PM / by Alex Davis

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Widespread outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) There has been a widespread outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Asia. ASF is a virus that causes hemorrhagic fever in pigs, with a mortality rate approaching 100%. The disease kills ...

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Global Mobility News: The latest in housing, tax, and goods & services [2019: Q2]

Jul 11, 2019 @ 06:23 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 https://www.air-inc.com/data-points/ 

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The Gulf Cooperation Council and Collective Tax Reforms: What you need to know!

Apr 25, 2019 @ 07:40 PM / by Morgan Grenier

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Kuwait City, Kuwait as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. The GCC and collective tax reforms Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries first agreed to collective tax reforms in 2016, including directives to implement ...

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Keeping Pace: Increased minimum wage in Uruguay

Apr 18, 2019 @ 12:04 AM / by Meleah Paull

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Montevideo, Uruguay as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. Cost of living vs Minimum wage On January 1, 2019, the monthly national minimum wage increased from 13,430 Uruguayan pesos (UYU) to 15,000 UYU, an almost 12% annual ...

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Why is it so expensive to own a car in Singapore?

Apr 14, 2019 @ 07:45 PM / by Alex Davis

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Singapore as seen during a recent AIRINC cost of living survey. Impact of the Vehicle Quota System (VQS) Singapore can be one of the most expensive places in the world to purchase a vehicle because of the Certificate of Entitlement (COE), ...

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Global Mobility News: The latest in housing, tax, and goods & services [2019: Q1]

Apr 04, 2019 @ 07:30 PM / 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 https://www.air-inc.com/data-points/ 

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Russia’s Foreign Citizen Registration Law: what is it and how is it impacting expatriates?

Feb 01, 2019 @ 12:05 AM / by Yimkwan Tsang

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 Novorossiysk, Russia as seen during our recent on-site survey. Photo taken by AIRINC surveyor Eugene Kobiako. Foreign Citizen Registration Law In July of 2018, Russia changed its rule for foreign citizen registration. Previously, a ...

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A Headache for Aspirin Users in South Korea

Jan 28, 2019 @ 01:00 AM / by Meleah Paull

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Seoul, South Korea as seen during AIRINC's recent on-site survey.  Availability and Production Delays During AIRINC’s November onsite surveys in Korea, aspirin was still absent from pharmacy shelves. The 500mg tablets have not been ...

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Global Mobility News: The latest in housing, tax, and goods & services (2018: Q4)

Jan 07, 2019 @ 12:26 PM / 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 https://www.air-inc.com/data-points/ 

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