India a hit with high-earning expats

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New Delhi | Updated: Nov 04, 2014 12:36 PM

Expats in India save more on everyday expenses and have substantial disposable income compared to their home countries.

After China, India is home to the second-largest proportion of high-earning expats in the world. A HSBC survey shows sectors like telecom, information technology and internet account for 21% of total expats working in India, followed by construction and engineering. Expats in India also save more on everyday expenses and have substantial disposable income compared to their home countries. Switzerland is ranked number one in terms of expats looking for a well-balanced, high quality lifestyle, followed by Singapore and China. India ranks ninth on the list.

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