Singapore returns to world's top 20 most expensive list on a stronger Singdollar: ECA International

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SINGAPORE (June 12): After its fall to 24th place last year,  Singapore has now returned to the global top 20 most expensive cities in the world rankings, based on the findings of ECA International’s latest Cost of Living survey.

In a Tuesday release, ECA International notes that Singapore comes in at No. 20 this year after rising four places in the global rankings, which is however still lower than its peak at 18th place in 2016. 

ECA International’s annual Cost of Living surveys are carried out in March and September using a basket of day-to-day goods and services commonly purchased by assignees based on three categories: food, basic, and general. While these include items such as...(click on link for full story on