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Shanghai vs Moscow
Sha vs Mow

Average net salary (After tax)

Moscow
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Sha
Outside city centre
Mow
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Mow
Sha
Outside city centre
Mow
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Mow
Sha
Outside city centre
Mow
Sha

Mortgage rates

Moscow
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Moscow
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Mow
Sha

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Mow
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Mow
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Mow
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Moscow
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Mow
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Mow
Sha
White bread 500g
Mow
Sha
Eggs 12
Mow
Sha
White rice 1kg
Mow
Sha

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Moscow
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Mow
Sha
Beef round 1kg
Mow
Sha
Local cheese 1kg
Mow
Sha

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Mow
Sha
Lettuce 1 head
Mow
Sha
Tomatoes 1kg
Mow
Sha

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Mow
Sha
Oranges 1 head
Mow
Sha
Bananas 1kg
Mow
Sha

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Moscow
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Moscow are 17.14% higher than in Shanghai

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Mow $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Mow
Sha
Market 0.5L bottle
Mow
Sha

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Mow
Sha
Market 0.33L bottle
Mow
Sha

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Moscow
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Mow
Sha

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Mow
Sha

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Mow
Sha
1 pair men's leather shoes
Mow
Sha

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Moscow
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Mow $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth