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Minsk Named Cheapest European City For Expats

Minsk is the cheapest European city for foreign employees sent to work abroad.

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According to Mercer’s 24th annual Cost of Living Survey, the capital of Belarus was ranked 202nd out of 209 cities.

Hong Kong emerged as the most expensive city for expatriates both in Asia and globally.

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Hong Kong is followed by Tokyo, Zurich, Singapore, Seoul. Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan, wraps up the list.

As to the capitals of the neighboring countries, Moscow took the 17th position, Riga 92nd, Vilnius 148t, Warsaw 154th, and Kyiv 173rd .

Mercer’s Cost of Living data forms the basis of compensation packages for international assignees working abroad.

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Compiling the ranking Mercer specialists take into account more than 200 goods and services.

Housing, transportation, food, clothing, homeware, entertainment are just some of them.

Source: BelTA