Cost of Living in Beijing

Summary about cost of living in Beijing, China:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 ¥ 18.00-60.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥ 130.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥ 30.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 12.00 ¥ 7.00-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.00 ¥ 15.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 29.23 ¥ 18.00-35.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.56 ¥ 3.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 ¥ 2.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.88 ¥ 32.00-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.41 ¥ 6.35-18.14
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.12 ¥ 1.36-9.07
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.65 ¥ 7.20-20.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.60 ¥ 39.69-136.08
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.47 ¥ 4.54-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 31.45 ¥ 15.00-40.82
Apples (1 lb) 6.28 ¥ 4.54-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 4.49 ¥ 2.72-8.16
Oranges (1 lb) 6.19 ¥ 2.72-10.00
Tomato (1 lb) 3.98 ¥ 1.36-8.00
Potato (1 lb) 2.59 ¥ 1.36-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 2.34 ¥ 1.36-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 5.83 ¥ 2.00-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.53 ¥ 2.00-8.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 ¥ 50.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.87 ¥ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.08 ¥ 10.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥ 20.00-25.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥ 2.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥ 120.00-328.66
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥ 12.00-14.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥ 3.22-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 ¥ 24.00-66.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 27.05 ¥ 24.53-37.85
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥ 123,900.00-153,200.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 121,345.58 ¥ 110,000.00-131,466.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 392.72 ¥ 200.00-755.56
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 ¥ 0.10-0.20
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 102.23 ¥ 70.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 343.42 ¥ 200.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 139.34 ¥ 65.73-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥ 45.00-85.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,927.68 ¥ 2,600.00-10,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 163,917.03 ¥ 100,000.00-250,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 472.81 ¥ 200.00-700.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 251.88 ¥ 100.00-400.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 570.94 ¥ 400.00-800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 736.96 ¥ 300.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,261.76 ¥ 5,000.00-12,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,181.82 ¥ 3,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,606.90 ¥ 10,000.00-22,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,665.52 ¥ 7,600.00-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,754.74 ¥ 8,361.20-13,006.32
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,705.86 ¥ 3,716.09-7,432.18
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,320.04 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.28 3.75-7.53

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37 Comments so far
Anonymous on Nov 13, 2020:
Oh my so many rants having nothing to do with cost of living, pity.
Anonymous on Jul 31, 2020:
Myanmar ruler, the Myanmar military once attempted to destroy China nation by supporting Japan's terrorism during WW2.
Suu Kyi, the current Myanmar government leader is the daughter of the leader and founder of the Myanmar military in Japan.

The Myanmar military has been targeting China for troubles instead of other foreign investors such as Japan, etc.
So investments as well as people from China were deliberately targeted against by the Myanmar military and many Chinese were arrested recently who were transferred to the police station by the troublemaker Myanmar military deliberately.

Not only the Myitsone dam was cancelled but also the New Yangon city project was cancelled to be divided into many small projects recently, etc.

Myitsone dam would help Myanmar a lot as Myanmar lacks electricity for its development but China should rather demand Myanmar to pay for compensation to end the almost 10 years-long suspended project because Myanmar is not worthy of China's help at all.

Dividing the new Yangon city project by the usual untrustworthy Myanmar government is also a good chance for China to cancel the project too as Myanmar is not worthy of China's help as well as the foundation of the Dala area where the new city would be built has been known to be frequently flooded too and it's also well known to be unfit for a city building since ancient time so sooner or later most new buildings would collapse one after another due to it unreliable very soft soil.

Recently the extreme greedy Myanmar raised the rice export duty to 52% so even Thailand immediately stopped importing rice from Myanmar.

Myanmar is a unreliable, crooked opportunist so China should keep its distance from Myanmar or else Chinese people would suffer of an unnecessary higher price.

China have a vast land so should be well utilized to produce rice, cattle, etc to not only sufficiently support all population in China but also should be able to export extra rice, cattle, etc to neighbouring countries cheaply so no country suffers from crooked opportunists such as from Myanmar, Vietnam, etc anymore.

China wasted 30 billions US dollar purchasing Myanmar Jade annually but Myanmar Jade emerged only after 1800 AD in China and it's totally different to the traditional Chinese Jade which emerged about 2000 years ago so Myanmar Jade has no value comparing to the traditional Chinese Jade.
So China have been cheated over 200 years of the fake Jade from Myanmar and also wasted over hundreds of billions of US dollar so far so it is time to inform all Chinese of the findings of the differences between the traditional Chinese Jade and the fake Jade from Myanmar and immediately bans the fake Jade from Myanmar from using in China.

Myanmar has been betraying China repeatedly so China should stop supporting Myanmar in UN and also stop supporting Myanmar by not purchasing gas, etc from Myanmar.
Anyway, China should keep its distance from the traitor Myanmar for good because nothing good would come out of the relationship with the traitor Myanmar.
Anonymous on Jul 23, 2020:
Japanese government is a liar.
During WW2, before entering Nanjing city in China, Japanese liar dropped leaflets from planes promising not to harm civilian but upon entering the city, Japanese liar didn't keep its promise and committed the greatest war crime far worse than what Hitler did in concentration camps against jews.

Jews were just slaughtered without being humiliated by Hitler but Chinese in Nanjing were humiliated without dignity such as being raped, tortured for pleasure of the Japanese liar, etc beyond humane nature before being slaughtered.

Thanks to the useless Chinese governments then and now that Japanese liar didn't have to compensate for all the atrocities they committed then though the then Chinese government emerged as a winner against the then Japanese liar after WW2.

History is repeating and see what happened after the Ming dynasty was being attempted to be invaded by the Japanese liar before and the result is that the Ming dynasty collapsed and if the Ming dynasty took revenge against the action of Japanese invasion then, history might be different now and the Ming dynasty might exist until today and all Japan islands might be a part of China now with no Japanese descendants left behind just like what the strongman Qianlong emperor did to the Dzungar Genocide during the Qing dynasty.
Anonymous on Jun 29, 2020:
The traitor Myanmar military shamelessly accused China of being behind the Arakan Army, AA in order for China to achieve the access of the Indian ocean smoothly through the implementation of the BRI projects in Myanmar according to the news below.

Myanmar alleges 'one foreign country' arming insurgent groups on its territory
https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.economictimes.com/news/defence/myanmar-alleges-one-foreign-country-arming-insurgent-groups-on-its-territory/amp_articleshow/76694151.cms

Arakan Army, AA has been winning wars against the traitor Myanmar military and occupying more and more territories and many military outposts from the traitor Myanmar military unlike never seen before since the military coup in 1962.
Victories from the Arakan Army, AA are inspiring others to the extent of most armies from other races who have been discriminated unfairly as well as being robbed of their rightful territoris and resources unfairly by the traitor Myanmar military, want to unite together to fight for decisive wars to collapse the traitor Myanmar military for good.
According to the communist doctrine, the united force by all other races in Myanmar means it's the people's war and the outcome of the people's war in Myanmar should be easily predictable as it happened once before in China too which culminated in 1949.

Anyway, Myanmar is not worthy of China's BRI investments since the Myitsone hydropower plant has been deliberately cancelled unfairly 9 years ago without compensation paid so far so China, Hong Kong, etc should withdraw all of its investments altogether from Myanmar immediately for good to leave Myanmar where it's of no much different to a beggar country until now under the thievery and unfair manipulation of the traitor Myanmar military.

Thanks also partly to India which has been shamelessly spreading lies to countries such as Nepal, Myanmar, etc since the China-India Border conflict.
Nepal government have recently officially outright rejected the lies spred by India of regarding the China encroachment upon Nepal's territory.
However, the traitor Myanmar military which was founded in Japan during WW2 in order to eliminate China, deliberately accepted the lies of India as the truth though being aware of the lies originated from India.

India is a very difficult nation to deal with because India deliberately spreads lies shamelessly like an animal against its enemies such as Pakistan, China, Nepal, etc so China have to mentally prepare to encounter more lies spred by India in the future.
China, Nepal and Pakistan might also have to come up with a master plan sooner or later to shut up the spreading of the lies of India once and for all for good.
Anonymous on Jun 28, 2020:
PM Oli said there was news about the India meeting which was against the approved Nepal Constitution amendment regarding to include Nepal's rightful territory stolen by the territory thief India since 1962 and also heard that the Nepal PM would be changed in 15 days.

‘Conspiracy, people trying to topple me’: Nepal’s PM accuses India after border map row
https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/conspiracy-people-trying-to-topple-me-nepal-s-pm-accuses-india-after-border-map-row/story-g3X72DM4FV0xW4QLG361KO_amp.html

Meetings in India to topple my govt., says Nepal PM K.P. Oli
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thehindu.com/news/international/meetings-in-india-to-topple-my-govt-says-nepal-pm/article31938519.ece/amp/

In Nepal's case, India has been clearly not only interfering in the internal matter of Nepal but also attempting to topple the Oli's government in 15 days outrageously.

Toppling the Oli's government is not in the interest of China because after toppling the Oli's government, there would emerge a pro-India government in Nepal which might not only harm the interest of China but also might follow the lead of India against China.

According to the foreign policy of China, foreign country should not interfere in the internal matter of other country.

Furthermore, PM Oli from Nepal is a true friend of China so China should help the government of Oli from being interfered in the intention of toppling by the territory thief India.

Not only Nepal but also China are victims of the territory thief India.
After toppling the Oli's government, China would be the next target of India.

So China urgently need to protect and stand with other victims such as the Oli's government, etc together and demand justice to return the rightful territory of Nepal, etc from the territory thief India.

For an another option is to shame India internationally by letting UN handle the matter of territories stolen by India, and then the truth would be revealed in the light and the whole world would realize the true colors of India which is merely a dishonest thief, the territory thief upon Nepal, etc and then no country would no longer want to associate with the very dishonest thief India from then on.

Especially in the case of Nepal which lent territory to facilitate the loser India in kindness during the 1962 China-India war but instead of returning Nepal's rightful territory, India shamelessly swallowed the 1962 borrowed territory from Nepal and even already incorporated Nepal's rightful territory in the lastest India's map shamelessly.

China was a complete winner in the 1962 China-India war but China didn't take an inch of India's rightful territory then but it's incredible for the loser India taking advantage of the helping hand from Nepal by swallowing Nepal's territory instead of returning kindness so India is the most morally corrupted and unreliable country in the world.
Anonymous on Jun 26, 2020:
How the traitor Myanmar military manifested its disrespect to China again by siding with India in Moscow recently during the current China-India border conflict according to the news below.
Moscow: Rajnath Singh holds talks with Myanmar Military Chief
https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.timesofindia.com/india/moscow-rajnath-singh-holds-talks-with-myanmar-military-chief/amp_articleshow/76618800.cms
Myanmar Pulls Swiss Firm to Scrutinize China’s BRI Project
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.irrawaddy.com/news/burma/myanmar-pulls-swiss-firm-scrutinize-chinas-bri-project.html/amp

It should be time to stop feeding the ungrateful traitor Myanmar military by stop purchasing gas from Myanmar, no tourism support, etc until the traitor Myanmar military is completely starved and ragged.

Historically the traitor Myanmar military was helped founded by Japan during WW2 in order to cut off the last remaining supply line from Myanmar to China so the purpose of the traitor Myanmar military founding was to eradicate China during WW2.

However, China was fortunate not being terminated by the combined force of Japan and the traitor Myanmar military during WW2, thanks to the famous KMT Ma general who famously defeated most wars in Myanmar to the extent of Japan being kicked out of Myanmar consequently (with the master Japan gone, its accomplice traitor Myanmar military should have been gone too then but the traitor Myanmar military still shamelessly survives until today) but the cemetery of the KMT martyrs who sacrificed to defeat both Japan and traitor Myanmar military in Myanmar during WW2 was betrayed by the traitor Myanmar military again out of disrespect by completely destroying the whole cemetery of the whole KMT martyrs after WW2, whereas the insignificant cemetery of few European soldiers during WW2 still remains today.

The traitor Myanmar military has been betraying and showing disrespect to China since its founding in Japan unlike the last dynasty of Myanmar kingdom where a tribute was respectfully presented to China annually.

So China should not forget the dangerous aspiration of the traitor Myanmar military which was founded by the Japan butcher king during WW2 in order to eradicate China.
Anonymous on Jun 18, 2020:
Imposing the security law on Hong Kong is against the Sino-UK treaty or else breaching the treaty means UK have the right to recover part of Hong Kong which UK legally owned according to its treaty with the last China dynasty.

Hong Kong is not a danger to China but breaking the treaty invites more enemies from countries under the influence of UK such as Australia, few European countries, etc.

Patience is what China need now for Hong Kong until 2047 where is the end of treaty and until then China should close the border where there are bunches of people like Ho Chi Minh traitor, descendants of Vietnamese dogs in Hong Kong. 2047 should also be the year Vietnam is recovered under China's rule where Vietnam had been an integrity part of Chinese territory for thousand of years in ancient time.

Liars like India and Trump should be the priority that China should handle urgently now.
The most urgent matter is to have Trump fail in his re-election race at the end of this year at all cost and then on next year settle the issue of territory thief of the most shameless India which has already confiscated the whole Sikkim kingdom, part of Nepal, part of China's territory of Tibet region, part of Pakistan's territory of Bangladesh region where the thief India even helped found a nation to be confiscated later following the similar swallowing scheme of the Sikkim kingdom. China have much benefit by liberating territories confiscated by India on next year so that Bangladesh would be restored under the Pakistan's rule so that China would have access to the Indian ocean through Pakistan's Bangladesh region without relying on the Myanmar, the most unreliable traitor where China's investments of billions of dollars were destroyed one after another without compensation being paid such as the Myitsone hydropower plant which has been cancelled since 2011 and the then (the former) second ranked in minister of electricity said in a YouTube video that Myanmar was not obligated to pay any compensation for the cancellation of the Myitsone hydropower plant. 40% of foreign debt of Myanmar is coming from China and the amount is about 4 billions dollar and the dishonest Myanmar frequently released news of the idea of cancelling the China debt so China should stop investment in the shameless beggar country called Myanmar altogether where discrimination against China is not feasible and all investments in Myanmar is not safe and Myanmar Jade should be banned immediately in China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong to prevent waste of billion of dollar annually where Myanmar Jade has no value comparing to the traditional Chinese Jade. China as a permanent member of UN should act responsibly by stop selling weapons to the shameless terrorist military of Myanmar government ruled by the most corrupt Burma race which has been committing war crimes endlessly in Myanmar until now against almost all the other races such as Rakhine, Shan, Rohingya, Kachin, Kayin, etc.

People in Taiwan have lost many right due to China's aggression against Taiwan so People in Taiwan didn't get the Thailand visa waiver just like the rest of four Asian tigers such as Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea though Taiwan itself is one of the four Asian tigers and so on. People in Taiwan are also Chinese people so China should not harm the interest of people in Taiwan even if China couldn't help people in Taiwan.
Taiwan is safe as it's ruled by people descended from Chinese which share the pure blood of Chinese in mainland China unlike mixed blood in Hong Kong so China shouldn't bother so much about Taiwan which is not harmful to China. Patience and taking care of the interest of people in Taiwan is the sacrifice China need until peaceful unification arrives at the desire of the people in Taiwan.
People in Taiwan are not allowed to stay at most of the cheap hotels in China and people in Taiwan are not foreigner because we are brother and sister after all from the very beginning and would not be the last either because blood is thicker than water so people in Taiwan should be allowed to stay at any hotel they would like to stay in China without restriction.
Anonymous on May 20, 2020:
Unlike never seen before, Chinese people are suffering nonstope food inflation since 2015 under the president Xi.

Food inflation in China is over 14% comparing to last year and it's absolutely unacceptable comparing to countries such as US, etc where food deflation kicks in during this difficult time so food is getting cheaper in US, etc.

Millions of Chinese lost jobs recently due to the coronavirus epidemic and have no income so as a responsible leader, Mr. Xi should be merciful by helping out poor Chinese people by kicking in food deflation to alleviate their living cost with their tiny saving.

If Mr.Xi were not capable to help out Chinese people with the problem of yearlong lingering food inflation, even during this epidemic, he should immediately contemplate the impact of his current role on the Chinese people that would influence his future whether Chinese people would embrace him or not consequently in the future and make a right decision the soonest possible where hopefully the Chinese people should be treated well and fairly with food deflation kicking in immediately to restore the food price prior to 2015.

Pork should be banned for sale in China for the sake of justice and fairness unless neither the swine virus couldn't be eliminated nor the pork price couldn't be restored to the year before 2015.
Anonymous on May 08, 2020:
Comparing to India and Vietnam, the salary of China is already very high so a lot of factories numbering at least above thousands are going move out of China at the encouragement and the support of factory moving fee from countries such as Japan, US, etc.

Many millions of Chinese also lost jobs due to the virus recently, China can't afford to lose the factories so China should create new regions either in Xinjiang, Tibet, etc where the salary should not be higher than neither India nor Vietnam and persuade all factories which are going to shift to either India or Vietnam to rather move to new regions in China where salary is lower and also China should support the factory moving fee so as to retain jobs in China in order to help all millions Chinese who lost jobs recently due to the virus.

The expense in the region should also be reflected accordingly to be as cheap as Vietnam or India so even with the much lower salary, people working in the new region should be content and feel no burden with the living cost.
Anonymous on Apr 11, 2020:
tHe beef price is 90CNY per kg now, not 65 which was the price 5years ago.
Anonymous on Oct 10, 2019:
Thanks to Liu He's foolish leadership over the unnecessary trade negotiation with the bully actor, not a politician Trump, consequently China is getting worse in Trump's dead trap, so no more negotiation with Trump is necessary to save the never-ending trouble for China.

In the meantime, China must find a way to survive as if US already collapsed and gone.

Is WTO dead already? If not, China must use the most appropriate WTO channel to beat Trump and then Trump has more to suffer than China now consequently as the foolish actor Trump is not a match to WTO which is backed almost by the whole world.
Time to act fast in a appropriate manner and no sooner the US government led by joker Trump would be shut down soon just like before in Obama's era.

Inflation problem in China too due to pork price skyrocketing must be handled immediately, deflection should kick in according to the current not-very-good situation in China to alleviate the burden of Chinese and even if pork price were out of control, chicken price can be reduced as much as half with China's mighty technologies which shall certainly remove the burden of Chinese for content and happy living and also remove the inflation.
Anonymous on Aug 10, 2019:
Yeah and the yuan isn't a world currency.Trump exposed china to the world and their devious business practices.Vietnam Malaysia and other countries are receiving many businesses that left china.Regardless of how much china downplays it their economy is crumbling and will continue to do so fortunately.
Anonymous on Aug 09, 2019:
Chinese government caught red handed again by the U S downside being china has done underhanded business practices with all countries and many countries are looking right at China from a much different perspective.Over 60 companies have left China so far and many more will follow.The companies that left China aren't just american companies either.
シュアダダオ on Jul 14, 2019:
reply to tedy:
I live in Beijing, here i upload 2 screenshots from Duodian(an APP for WuMart, the largest chain supermarket in Beijing):
https://i.loli.net/2019/07/14/5d2b05b0aa0bb44363.jpg
https://i.loli.net/2019/07/14/5d2b05b0b242751944.jpg

the prices of apple:
6 yuan/900g = 6.7 yuan/kg (cheapest)
11.9 yuan/900g = 13.2 yuan/kg
29.8yuan/6 (by amount not weight)

the prices of pear:
9.96 yuan/900g = 11.1 yuan/kg (cheapest)
11.9 yuan/900g = 13.2 yuan/kg
37.9 yuan/kg (most expensive)

not far from listed on the page.
tedy on Jul 05, 2019:
The fruit price is far from reality. I am in Hangzhou, a city nearby shanghai. The fruit price in Beijing should be higher than Hangzhou. Here in local supermarket. the price for apple(cheapest one) is CNY24/kg. Pear:18/kg, grape: 22/kg. Here I listed are cheapest ones. there are more expensive ones(like apple for 39/kg). So you use today's Euro/CNY rate: 1 euro=7.75cny will have a idea of real fruit price in Beijing.
Anonymous on May 31, 2019:
It is shameful that China allow scammers such as Dashanqing Tea House still operating in Beijing.

This is how to
easily lose $4,700
in the Beijing Tea
House Scam
https://www.elliott.org/advice/the-beijing-tea-house-scam-awareness/

Scammers should be wiped out and all its illegal gains as well as all its possession must be confiscated to prevent from further scamming.

This scam method has been happening in China for almost a decade and no one so far resolve this issue seemingly due to protection from corrupt government departments that shames China internationally so responsible corrupt people from the government departments should be sentenced to death the soonest possible for humiliating China worldwide as well as to return trust to the public.
Anonymous on May 24, 2019:
Military controller of the current fake democracy government in Myanmar has been promoting the anti-China doctrine since 2011.

US and Japan should be strategic partners in Myanmar, report says
https://www.mmtimes.com/news/us-and-japan-should-be-strategic-partners-myanmar-report-says.html

Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
https://thediplomat.com/2019/05/myanmars-fragile-democracy-needs-the-us-not-china/

However, China seems to still act as the protector of Myanmar on the international stage even risking its UN status which is not worthy and stupid because western nations which are well aware of the atrocities against the minor Rohingha committed by the Myanmar military controller so no one from western nations wants a UN head like China which is standing and siding with a regime like Myanmar military controller which committed as much as or worse than a Nanjing massacre during WW2.
So China might lose the seat of UN head if it still misbehaved by digging its own grave without repentance.

Anyway, Myanmar military controller doesn't like China from the beginning and instead prefers India, etc so big cities such as Mandalay, Pwin Oo Lwin, etc are filled with million of India-made 3-wheels taxis of bad quality unlike never seen before seemingly within a year.
Myanmar is lawless and not safe comparing even to Sri Lanka which still keeps the pre-independence-era British law for protection of citizen, investment, etc according to a Chinese entrepreneur.

The contribution of China to Myanmar so far is much more than the combined contribution from both South Korea and Japan so it is not fair for Chinese to pay the visa-on-arrival fee while South Korean and Japanese enjoying the visa-on-arrival waiver at the same time.

China is the real benefitor of Myanmar because only China helped and invested in Myanmar where there were no investment from Japan and South Korea during Myanmar isolation due to US sanction until before 2011 and now the ungrateful Myanmar wants to kick out its benefitor China if US were willing to stand with Myanmar against China, very sorrowful for China indeed.

Betrayal after betrayal from Myanmar upon China since the cemetery of the Chinese soldiers who fought to death to liberate Myanmar from the occupation of Japan during WW2, were destroyed out of disrespect by the current Myanmar military controller so China should seriously consider withdrawing all of its unworthy investment from Myanmar at all cost and move its investment to reliable countries where its investment would not harm the interest of China now or in the future.
Anonymous on May 13, 2019:
General information!!! My wife was shopping in Beijing the other day buying fish fillets which were frozen.When she started to thaw them at home there were very fine sheets of plastic imbedded into the fillets.She took them back to the store and showed them.He said the fillets come with plastic sheets between the fillets until she showed him the plastic was inbedded into the meat of the fish, beware.
Anonymous on May 08, 2019:
China is failing faster than people think.Their so called silk road will never come to fruition.Europe is being lured into China's silk road promises being blindsided.Unfortunately the U S won't save Europe from the financial fallout.Prices in Beijing have tripped over the past six months.Food prices are on track but rents and utilities should be doubled along with transportation costs currently as of June 2019.Hopefully prices will stabilize by the end of the year.
Anonymous on May 02, 2019:
Xi and Putin talks like they are great with military but neither country has anything compared to the U S a fact.Let China or Russia send missels no problem the U S military can stop missels before the missels ever left China or Russia. Both china and Russia talk alot but never show anything because they have nothing that'd compare to the U S.No nuclear missels will ever touch American soil.China is weak a known fact.When the U S military decides to take china and Russia it'll happen quickly, promise.
Anonymous on Apr 30, 2019:
Sounds like Asia has a personal problem, unable to develop.What will Asia do when the U S cuts off trade with Asia completely? Starve is what Asia will do, just like Russia is doing.
Anonymous on Apr 29, 2019:
According to the news below,
Minister optimistic that Indonesia would escape China's BRI debt trap
https://en.antaranews.com/news/124418/minister-optimistic-that-indonesia-would-escape-chinas-bri-debt-trap

Indonesia would have no problem to swallow up unprotected investment coming from China. Chinese are always Indonesia liar's easy victims according to its inhumane history.

Chinese Indonesian were frequently ferociously butchered, raped and robbed of all their possession in Indonesia since 1740...1945-49, 1960, 1965, 1998.
Discrimination against Chinese Indonesians
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discrimination_against_Chinese_Indonesians

Indonesian are anti-Chinese and sooner or later the matter has to be settled between nations of China and Indonesia and discrimination against the minor Chinese Indonesian will no longer be allowed and there would be only one race coming out of the battle alive.

China will regret whatever investment including tourism it make in Indonesia sooner or later because it is like feeding Indonesia dogs to multiply to come attacking Chinese feeders in the future.

Why not also Chinese butcher, rape and rob Indonesia once. Once is enough and Indonesia would be gone forever
Anonymous on Apr 27, 2019:
Mass cattle purchase from China result beef inflation as much as 60% in Yangon, Myanmar within a year, China is responsible for the 60% beef inflation in Yangon, Myanmar so people in Myanmar don't like Chinese business and Chinese people.
India was right about China that China is insensitive so yeah inconsiderate to the suffering of poor Myanmar by massive purchase of cattle from Myanmar.
Unlike China, India stopped importing pea and bean immediately not long after announcing to import pea and bean from Myanmar before because India announcement resulted inflation of pea and bean price consequently but once India stopped importation from Myanmar, the price of pea and bean fell lower than before the India import announcement.
China must be more sensitive to the consequences of its actions from now on and should not touch things that provoke the anger and resentment of people in foreign countries.
First of all, China must stop purchasing cattle from Myanmar.
Anonymous on Mar 23, 2019:
Regardless of ancient remedies for health China continues onward with it's treacherous business practices with other countries needlessly.Best part is other countries have caught onto China's ways of doing business to enhance China's financial portfolio.I don't need to tell you who is China's biggest customer but even that is coming to a close rapidly, fortunately.Everyone around the world knows who is and has been the super power for many decades,and it's not China or Russia, rest assured.I don't believe Jade will save China.
Anonymous on Mar 23, 2019:
Traditionally, jade was used as a healthy product or for longitivity in ancient China and the kind of jade that was used in ancient time in China is called nephrite which contains magnesium silicate.

The nephrite jade is totally different to the jade imported from Myanmar in value. The jade from Myanmar is called jadeite which contains sodium aluminum silicate.

The jadeite jade from Myanmar was imported to China after AD 1800 at the time near the collapse of the wasteful Qing dynasty which lasted as merely as a century after that.
Qing Dynasty foolishly wasted so much spending fortune purchasing vivid stone called jadeite from Myanmar which has no value comparing the traditional Chinese jaded called nephrite.

There was kind of similarity between the China's nephrite jade and Myanmar's jadeite jade but looking into the content of both, they are totally different.
So China have been cheated for 2 centuries already and even now after discovering the difference in value between them, many Chinese still waste fortune purchasing the soulless vivid Myanmar jade until now because they are not being educated of the difference between them.

So as not to repeat the mistake of the Qing dynasty by wasting fortune on valueless and soulless Myanmar jade, China must ban the sale of the fake jade called Myanmar jadeite in China and instead promote the traditional Chinese jade called nephrite in China again in order to restore the greatest civilization and tradition of ancient China.
Anonymous on Mar 20, 2019:
A cemetery of martyred Chinese soldiers where martyrs helped liberate Myanmar from Japanese occupation during WW2, was destroyed out of disrespect by the military usurper which controls the current Myanmar government.

Since the current fake democracy was introduced in Myanmar at 2011, the military usurper assumes lots of investments would come from other countries to the extent China investment would no longer be essential so consequently terminated project such as the ongoing Myitsone Dam building etc out of its disrespect, hatred, vengeance, etc to China.

However, China have not yet learnt foolishly who are its energies such as Indonesia, Myanmar, Australia, Japan, France, US, India, Turkey, etc until now and still attempt to invest heavily in the territory of its enemy in Myanmar with mega projects such as going to build a new Yangon city at Data, Yangon by spending billion of US dollar and etc.

Myanmar military hates and doesn't want China so Chinese investments in Myanmar is dangerous and is not safe.

So China should immediately stop investing in Myanmar altogether where investments would be used against China sooner or later in the future, so instead should invest its money wisely at peaceful places where more appropriate.
Anonymous on Mar 20, 2019:
Hyperinflation is pretty serious during the last 2 years, a set of meal at most small Kunming restaurants has been suddently increased 25% from 12 Yuan to 15 Yuan though the wage stays flat.

Hyperinflation was also what China encountered just before the end of ROC (Taiwan) rule in China.

Hope deflation kicking in to return justice to the burden of the people. China is so expensive in Asia so to retain businesses, wage must be lowered and as long as the expense is low, lower wage should not be a problem to most people.
Anonymous on Mar 14, 2019:
All prices here should be 50% more due to the downswing in the Juan valuation.Currently unemployment averages 17% plus there's more people than manufacturing can employ.$900 USD would never get you an apartment in Bejjing.Many think living outside of Beijing is cheaper and it is somewhat but still the general cost of living is very high.Many large family's live in small spaces in order to afford to eat,yes it's that bad for people in general.
Behzad on Feb 28, 2019:
Hi. Can i live in bijing with 900 usd ?i mean for a internatiol person how much avarage prices with renting a house will be?
Thanks
Anonymous on Jan 17, 2019:
These numbers are behind the current market, sometime like 6 month before, way back to early to mid. 2018
Anonymous on Oct 04, 2018:
I'm not really sure where you're getting your beer prices from. I've lived in Beijing for about 6 weeks now and THE cheapest beer I've come across has been 20yuan. That's the starting point. If you go to sone western places, then they can cost as much as 60 for an imported beer.
Anonymous on Sep 08, 2018:
The housing area is counted as total floor area, not as net floor area which is used in other countries.
The net floor area is usually 80% the total area.
The average price per meter square for Beijing which is listed on this website should be timed 1.25.
For example, an apartment with 100 meter square that is sold by 10million in Beijing actually has a net area of 80 meter square. So the actual average price should be 125,000 per meter square, not 100,000 which is adopted by this website.
The average price per meter square for Beijing which is listed on this website should be timed 1.25.
All because of the way to count the area of apartments.
RENZHI on Sep 08, 2018:
The average renting price in the city center of Beijing is 149RMB/meter square/month in July, 2018.
For a three room apartment, the area is at least 120 meter square for an average one.
You cannot find one with 14000RMN as listed.

Source:
诸葛数据研究中心 at
https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzI5NzE3MDY0Ng==&mid=2650522702&idx=1&sn=ad8d75608e136bd4d6d275dea094d464
RENZHI on Jun 17, 2018:
In April, 2018, an average 3-bedroom apartment in the city center of Beijing costs about RMB17,000 per month.
SOURCE:
https://m.fang.com/zf/bj/FAGT_408616498.html?listtype=1&listsub=8
https://m.fang.com/zf/bj/FAGT_408844360.html?listtype=1&listsub=8
Alexander Comber on May 02, 2018:
I absolutely love this website. I love all the info that you put in there and it makes so much sense and is so accurate.
ChineseHotelStay on Oct 09, 2017:
Not everyone from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau is rich enough to stay at a 4-stars hotel in their ancestors' Motherland China.

Most hotels in China have rejected me as a foreigner, though I am a Chinese coming from the very ancient territory of China so I am extremely confused and distressed beyond anyone may believe or realize, on looking for budget hotels in China where I may be allowed to rest. I believe my brother and sister coming from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau would also share the same distress just like mine and some might not even consider coming back to Mainland China anymore because of this extreme distress.

Since we have forfeited the identity of where we are coming from, and willingly accept the Mainland China ID card issued by China as requested during our stay in China , I believe we should also be entitled of the right like the citizen of Mainland China, anyway the territories where we are coming from, belong to China from ancient time and we are brother and sister after all from the very beginning and would not be the last either because blood is thicker than water.
So humbly and respectfully request Mainland China to consider removing this discrimination barrier the soonest possible for the convenience of your brother and sister coming from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau that they may stay at any hotel in Mainland China.
Leslie on Aug 03, 2017:
44.000 for 1 sqm of flat, and 9000 monthly income. so after 5 months, they can buy 1 sqm - if they do not spend a penny. it is crazy!
(a 50 sqm small flat is equivalent of 20 years total income, without spending.)