LCRI 12.7B9 cites several situations in which a change in place of publication should be noted. These involve a change in the country or a change in a place given as the qualifier in a uniform title. Noting other changes is up to cataloger’s judgment. Example:

The country of publication code in fixed field element 008/15-17 reflects the latest place of publication. Change the code when the change in place is significant enough to be mentioned in the record.

See also:

10.6. Changes in the place, publisher, or date of publication