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In May 2024, exchange rates were most impacted by currency reserves, bonds, copper prices, and demand for the US...
In April 2024, exchange rates were most impacted by interest rates, inflation, and foreign investment. Nigeria’s...
In March 2024, exchange rates were most affected by the supply of U.S. dollars, high inflation, and devaluation....
For the AIRINC quarterly update, I traveled to Buenos Aires to get first-hand insight into the current housing and...
Every quarter AIRINC provides a useful data points update on our cost-of-living research including housing, goods &...
On March 19, the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Shanghai brought China’s global mobility community together.
According to real estate sources, landlords are more open to negotiating rents for smaller apartments in Ho Chi Minh...
Australia is a popular destination for expatriates, students, tourists, investors, and businesses due to its high...
In January 2024, exchange rates were most affected by foreign reserves, raw resource prices, and demand for the U.S....
Housing can be one of the most emotional aspects of an assignment, securing a safe and comfortable rental is often top...
Following the turbulence with the Argentinean economy, AIRINC recently published a blog update on the Peso and changes...
As an AIRINC researcher, I travel to new cities every few months and absorb as much as I can in my time onsite. It is...
The last month of 2024 had few major changes. Each of these countries had domestic troubles regarding debt, inflation,...
Every quarter AIRINC provides a useful data points update on our cost-of-living research including housing, goods &...
The newly elected administration led by President Javier Milei brought swift changes to Argentina’s economy. On...
Policy and supply/demand changes are the root for the few changes that occurred in November. Strict monetary policy and...
Exchange rates were stable excluding a few listed below with significant movement for the month of November. The main...
Every quarter AIRINC provides a comprehensive and insightful update on our cost-of-living research, including a...
Brazil is a beautiful country with diverse landscapes and a rich culture. Sources tell me expats are always excited...
Meleah, AIRINC is better known for international data, but could you tell us about AIRINC's domestic data? We have...
Exchange rates for the month of September were more stable than previous months. Few currencies moved drastically...
Join us for one or both of the webinars in our Focus On series where we share insights from our updated data research...
Every quarter AIRINC provides a useful data points update on our cost-of-living research including housing, goods &...
Currency movements for the month of August are mainly attributed to hyperinflation and government policy changes....
Currency Performance: Best and Worst from July 2023 This July, many currencies lost value with the U.S. dollar,...
Every quarter AIRINC provide data points update on our cost-of-living research including housing, goods & services, tax...
Joining AIRINC as a Research Analyst, one of my first tasks was to conduct AIRINC’s cost-of-living research in none...
It was the best of times, it was the unpredictable weather of times. Two weeks in Kazakhstan took me through three...
Currency Performance: Best and Worst from June 2023 Foreign reserves and political instability highlight the currency...
March 2023 was quiet for currency movements compared to previous months. We have few volatile currencies this month...
After this year’s Spring Festival, I went to Kuala Belait in Brunei to conduct AIRINC’s cost-of-living research. In...
Dubai is a popular city known for its luxurious lifestyle, world-class infrastructure, and stunning skyscrapers. Over...
The countries in this month’s exchange rate changes all experienced a depreciation with their currencies due to...
Every quarter AIRINC provide data points update on our cost-of-living research including housing, goods & services, tax...
All photos by Olivia Aiken Fresh Data, Fresh Perspectives Wow, what a lifechanging experience. I spent a week in Buenos...
Residential rental markets in cities around Scotland are facing the difficult reality of low supply of rental units...
The main factors causing currency fluctuations this month are inflation forecasts, changes in domestic money supply,...
Data Points: A Selection of AIRINC Research Results Every quarter AIRINC provide data points update on our...
On a recent DE&I team call, my colleague Yaira Soriano, one of AIRINC’s internal cost of living researchers, mentioned...
The United States’ rate increases continue to impact currency changes and a variety of domestic issues. At the domestic...
Data Points: LATAM special! Every quarter AIRINC provide data points update on our cost-of-living research including...
Currency Performance: Worst & Best in September 2022 The United States’ interest rate hikes, account deficits, and...
Data Points: A Selection of AIRINC Research Results Every quarter AIRINC provide data points update on our...
Currency Performance: Worst & Best in August 2022 This month’s currency changes can be attributed to political...
This month’s currencies were affected by a wide variety of reasons. Domestically, many currencies suffered due to...
In Tbilisi, there is a bridge called “Bridge of Peace,” designed to connect Old Tbilisi with the new district. Today,...
Food shortages and gas prices continue to negatively impact countries’ abilities to help their people obtain basic...
Data Points: A Selection of AIRINC Research Results Every quarter AIRINC provide a data points update on our cost of...
The U.S. Dollar has risen in value comparably to other major currencies including the GBP and EUR causing many smaller...
Many countries have been negatively impacted by the Russian-Ukraine conflict. Fuel prices continue to rise and imports,...
This past winter, AIRINC ran a customer satisfaction survey. One of AIRINC’s goals is to serve our clients with...
Worldwide Impact In late February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine by means of airstrikes and infantry. This major conflict...
Fluctuating Exchange Rates Many of January’s exchange rate fluctuations result from interest rate changes during the...
A Selection of AIRINC Research Results This quarter’s cost of living research was conducted primarily in Europe, Asia,...
Losses and Gains in the Foreign Exchange: December 2021 Inflation remains to be the consistent driver of exchange rates...
Losses and Gains in the Foreign Exchange: November 2021 Many countries that were maintaining steady interest rates have...
One thing that I really enjoy is being able to positively surprise someone with a ”Yes!”
In St. Maarten, two main currencies are used: the U.S. dollar (USD) and the Netherlands Antillean guilder (ANG)....
After being away from survey travel for more than a year, it was an experience getting readjusted while simultaneously...
Following the emergence of a COVID-19 vaccine, New York’s infection rate reduced to a third of its highest point in...
Losses and Gains in the Foreign Exchange: September 2021 This month’s changes resulted from specific economic niches...
In June 2021, the Algerian government announced it would ease the ban on importing new cars and car parts. Government...
AIRINC Global Tax Director Pat Jurgens joined Benivo’s 'The View from the Top' hosted by Brian Friedman, providing an...
A Selection of AIRINC Research Results This quarter’s cost of living research was conducted primarily in North America,...
AIRINC Global Tax Director Pat Jurgens joined Benivo’s 'The View from the Top' hosted by Brian Friedman, providing an...
Movement Continues in the Foreign Exchange Market This movement is caused by political events, hyper-inflation,...
Losses and Gains in the Foreign Exchange: July 2021 The COVID-19 Delta variant is widespread in several regions,...
Rents increased in Istanbul as demand for housing climbs and the value of the Turkish lira continues to slide against...
Famous for its history as a Mediterranean port city, Marseille is France’s second most populous city. It sits on the...
Losses and Gains in the Foreign Exchange: June 2021 Central Banks in many countries adjusted their policy to combat...
A Selection of AIRINC Research Results This quarter’s cost of living research was conducted primarily in Europe, Asia,...
Losses and Gains in the Foreign Exchange: May 2021 The reopening of economies and industry has helped many countries...
The island country of Barbados was not initially hit hard by the pandemic. Only in recent months has the country...
Movement Continues in the Foreign Exchange Market There has been movement in the foreign exchange markets due to the...
AIRINC Housing Update Below are select snapshots of rental markets around the world. These updates are taken from...
Taubaté’s rental market experienced rising demand in recent months. I spoke with local housing sources who explained...
Oman’s government first enacted Omanization in 1988 to replace guest-workers and expatriates with Omani citizens in all...
In recent months, several major oil companies expanded their offshore drilling operations in Guyana to include...
After experiencing years of a decline in housing market activity, Australian cities Darwin and Perth are now the...
A Selection of AIRINC Research Results This quarter’s cost of living research was conducted primarily in North America,...
Movement Continues in the Foreign Exchange Market This movement is caused by a rise in pandemic cases, hyper-inflation,...
Supply Crunch Over the past year, the rental market in San Juan, Puerto Rico experienced a significant supply crunch of...
Turbulence Continues in the Global Economy Global economic turbulence continues in the early months of 2021. Below are...
Economic turbulence and currency volatility 2020 proved to be a year of unprecedented social, political, and economic...
Demand dropped, but so did supply? A quirk in the Stockholm rental market made it one of the more interesting cities...
Data Points: A selection of AIRINC cost-of-living survey results The results are in! Data Points, AIRINC's quarterly...