A brand name is worth its weight in gold. Singapore's distributors of Ben and Jerry's ice cream certainly seem to agree.
Based on August 19 exchange rates Singapore is by far one of the world's most expensive cities to indulge in a pint of quality ice cream.
1. Singapore: 10.28
2. Paris: 9.19
3. Bangkok: 8.76
4. Kuala Lumpur: 8.18
5. London: 6.60
6. New York: 3.32
(Source: Wall Street Journal, 'Arbitrage'. All prices quoted in USD.)
Any guesses on how much McDonald's (one dollar) ice cream will retail for (in Singapore) if it were available in one pint containers?