But key financial hubs in the continent remain a “top choice” for relocation
Five of the top ten costliest cities this year are found in Asia, according to Mercer’s 2017 Cost of Living Survey. The report said currency fluctuations over the past year have influenced the rankings.
Hong Kong – whose currency is pegged to the US dollar – remained as Asia’s most expensive city, but fell to second place in the global list. Seoul notably rose from 15th place last year, while Tokyo gained two spots and Singapore rose by one: