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  1. Articles: Europe
    Official figures have shown that there has been a drop off in the number of people moving to the UK to work from European Union nations due to Brexit, but wage growth may also be a factor. The latest forecast suggests that the UK will have the worst wage performance of any advanced economy in...
  2. Articles: Asia
    Going abroad to seek your fortune is a concept that has been around for hundreds of years, but now new research suggests that the Asia-Pacific region has more potentially wealthy people than other parts of the world. While the richest still mainly live in the developed world, East Asia and the...
  3. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hello folks, My husband and I are preparing a move to Mexico and are trying to figure out whether to bring (some of) our stuff with us. I've gotten great info from this site and others, but some rules seem to have changed in the last few years (menaje de casa back after a suspension?). For...
  4. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    The government of New Zealand has announced a package of measures designed to make it easier for Chinese people to visit the country and Australia is also making visa changes for Chinese nationals. The package includes the introduction of eVisas for Chinese nationals applying online and a...
  5. Articles: Americas
    Trade links are being strengthened between the UK and Mexico which could open up business opportunities for expats and would be expats. Lord Price, the UK's recently appointed Minister for Trade and Investment, has had a series of meetings with senior business leaders in Mexico and with key...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi I live in Canada and will visit Dubai in a week for an interview. Here the economy ( based on oil) is in bad shape. I was wondering if Dubai was feeling the same pinch due to low oil prices and if the economic climate was still favourable to settle there for a few years. Happy new year and...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    According to this extract from a report by the OECD everything's hunky dory, or will be Spain - Economic forecast summary (June 2015) - OECD El País in English points out that even the OECD admits that not all is rosy though Spanish economy: Spain will top economic growth and job creation...
  8. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    More Australians are moving to New Zealand to live and work for the first time in almost a quarter of a century, according to the latest published data. The latest New Zealand government figures show that last month it had a net inflow of 100 Australian migrants. For decades, New...
  9. La Tasca
    In his triumphant State of the Nation address today, President Rajoy announced that three million new jobs will be created, with annual growth rates of over 2%. Just as long as Spain doesn't "go off course" (i.e. fail to vote the PP back in). He's also announced a raft of measures to help the...
  10. Guides
    People in different countries are still cagey about the global recession which struck six years ago with many wary about economic recovery, new research has found. A median of 46% of people across 44 countries surveyed by the US-based Pew Research Centre expect their economy to improve. Some...
  11. Articles: Americas
    New York and London are the leading cities in terms of wealth generation and economic growth which means they are likely to appeal to expats seeking a world class city to live and work in. A new report from international real estate adviser, Savills, classes leading cities on their prominence...
  12. Articles: Middle East
    Expats looking for a job where a decent salary increase can be expected might want to look to the Middle East and North Africa where professional job opportunities and wages are rising. Professional job opportunities in the region are set to rise by 8% to 10% in 2014, according to a new report...
  13. Articles: Americas
    When deciding where to move abroad many expats try to find out as much as they can about their potential new home country and now a report can help then choose the most dynamic cities. San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan are named as the most successful cities that have a...
  14. Articles: Asia
    Singapore is the best country in the world for doing business followed by Hong Kong and China, according to the annual business report from the World Bank. The report shows that a majority of countries that top the global list are in Asia. The following countries in the top 10 are New Zealand...
  15. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    This website shows the level of public debt in each municipality in Spain from 2008 to 2011. (My little pueblo is €2.2m in debt - something the mayor has declined to tell us!!:eek:) Click on the relevant Community flag then on the Province to find your town. Deuda pública de todos los...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Any thoughts on this Reuters article? Valencia, a cruel reflection of Spain's economic woes | Reuters
  17. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi All, I am a native born Australian and currently residing in Perth, Western Australia. I have spent a lot of time reading through the forum and have picked up some great information so thanks to all the contributors out there! Quick overview of my situation and a few questions. I am looking...
  18. La Tasca
    Council employees in the border town of La Linea, who haven´t been paid since April, blocked access to Gibraltar for 30 minutes in a protest which involved burning tyres. They say they have run out of ways to get their plight noticed. Protestors set fire to tires, block access to Gibraltar ·...
  19. Articles: Europe
    The expat way of life is attracting more and more people as nearly a third of UK employees consider leaving the country in the next five years in pursuit of better career prospects, according to a new study. The research shows that 86% of would be emigrants are drawn by the hope of a better...
  20. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Australia needs more skilled workers for its IT sector but current migration rates are inadequate, it is claimed and the economy will suffer if the Government fails to do something about it. Indeed proposals to cut the number of workers coming into the country will make matters worse as the IT...
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