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July 2023

The intense pressure on Western expats in Russia and China, and the UK Times

Russian authorities have demonstrated that no westerner is safe A recent event at the American Chamber of Commerce in Moscow addressed “key aspects of relocation in the current reality”. The British Chamber of Commerce in Moscow has suspended key activities. A survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China in March found 45 per cent of US companies considered China to be a top investment destination, down from 60 per cent a year ago. German companies active in China are also losing faith: in December, 51 per cent said they were planning to expand there, down from 71 per cent 12 months earlier. More than 1,000 firms have said they are reducing operations in Russia or leaving. Playbills at the two countries’ foremost music stages reveal there are virtually no western artists left. Western business workers, journalists, teachers and students are planning their departures too.

Going to Europe? The easiest ten countries to get citizenship

Story at Yahoo Finance

The discussion in the article explains the methodology, which is helpful for understanding how they weighted each country in their "top ten" list.

Places discussed: Germany, UK, Netherlands, France, Spain, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden, Malta and Portugal

With dollar value falling, expats in Mexico face rising expensesMexico News Daily

Saudi property market opening up for expats Khaleej Times

Is Spain about to kill the Golden Visa program?Inews UK

Golden Visa programs are residency-by-investment schemes offered by several countries to attract foreign investments and boost their economies. These programs grant investors and their families residency, and in some cases, a path to citizenship, in exchange for substantial investments in real estate, government bonds, or business ventures.

More about Golden Visa Programs

Expats and the coronation of King Charles IIIUnion Leader

Where to go if you have arthritis?

Our page about the kinds of geographic locations that might help a person suffering from arthritis to be more comfortable and healthier.

Where to go if you have arthritis

Expat Destinations where English is spoken

In areas where tourism is a part of the economy, English is commonly spoken as part of the normal commercial activity of the place, such as: Portugal, Mexico, Panama, Greece and Italy. Also, these are countries where English is an official language:

  1. United Kingdom
  2. United States of America
  3. Canada
  4. Australia
  5. New Zealand
  6. Ireland
  7. South Africa
  8. India
  9. Pakistan
  10. Philippines
  11. Singapore
  12. Belize

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AMAZON: The Expert Expat: Your Guide to Successful Relocation Abroad

Original Page July 19, 2023

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