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Relocating to Vietnam: What You Need to Know

Located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is known for its beautiful landscape and welcoming people. Our latest Emerging Market Watch on Vietnam discusses the key challenges that international assignees may face when living and working in the country.
Those relocating there should be sure to visit the Mekong Delta in southwestern Vietnam, which offers colorful floating markets, fruit orchards, rice paddies, villages, and bird sanctuaries. The bustling Ho Chi Minh City, located along the Saigon River, is also not to be missed. Watch the Cartus On the Ground video on Vietnam to find out more about this emerging market destination.

Relocating to Poland: What You Need to Know

Located in Central Europe, the Republic of Poland is becoming a frequent destination for international assignees. Our latest Market Watch on Poland discusses the challenges that assignees may face when moving there.
Challenges for International Assignees
Housing
There is a distinct divide between availability of properties in major cities and the rest of the country, with the general rule being the smaller the city, the less housing available. Cities like Warsaw, Lodz, Wroclaw, and Krakow provide a good selection of expatriate accommodation, including apartments and houses. Outside of these metropolises, it is unusual for locals to rent a property, and this means [...] Read More

Relocating to Netherlands: Immigration Update

Immigration can be one of the biggest challenges relocation professionals face when managing a global mobility programme. Our latest Cartus Mobility Insights provides an immigration update for international assignees moving to the Netherlands.
No Additional Work Permits for Non-EU Workers
Encouragingly for organisations, legislation has been introduced to simplify the work permit process for non-EU nationals working as cross-border service providers. Non-EU workers who already have legal residence and a work permit from an EU country may temporarily provide a service to a company in the Netherlands, without having to apply for additional work permits, as they were required to do previously.

Relocating to Czech Republic: What You Need to Know

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Poland. With a developed industrial economy, the Czech Republic attracts many expatriates, especially to the capital city of Prague. Our latest Market Watch on the Czech Republic, produced in conjunction with Cartus’ Destination Service Provider, Inter Relocation, discusses the potential challenges that assignees may face when moving there.
Challenges for International Assignees
Language
In the workplace, English speakers are increasing in the Czech Republic, especially amongst young people, but Czech remains the most widely spoken language. In fact, German and Russian are more common than English, because [...] Read More

Relocating to the Philippines: What You Need to Know

Known as the ‘Land of Smiles’, the Philippines is renowned for its friendliness and hospitality. Our latest Emerging Market Watch on the Philippines discusses the key challenges for relocation when living and working in this Southeast Asian country.
The Philippines is made up of more than 7,100 islands, the 11 largest of which contain 94% of the total land area and 90% of the country’s population. For those relocating there, be sure to visit the Hapao Rice Terraces, known as the eighth wonder of the world. Watch the Cartus On the Ground video on the Philippines to find out more about this [...] Read More