View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Most Expats Look to Quit as Inflation Soars

Two thirds of workers in Gulf states including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates plan to change jobs this year as soaring living costs erode income, Arabian Business reported from its first regional salary survey.

In the U.A.E., 68 percent of workers are looking for another job, compared with 67 percent in Saudi Arabia, the Dubai-based magazine said in an e-mailed report today, citing data from a poll of 8,914 people across the Gulf Cooperation Council states.

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Will McSheehy, ‘Most Gulf Workers Plan to Quit as Inflations Soars, Survey Says’, Bloomberg.Com, 24 February 24, 2008.