In the world's most populous and fastest growing continent, the elite have gained a reputation for big spending, and are largely focused in metropolitan areas.
Globally, many of the worldâ€™s most expensive cities are located in Asia, and strong currencies continue to push up the cost of living in the region. A recent survey published by ECA International takes a look at the most expensive cities, and highlights that the top four are all located within the same country.
So, what are the most expensive cities in Asia? Click ahead to find out!
By Ansuya Harjani, CNBC Asia Pacific
Posted 16 June 2010