Monthly Archives: February 2010

Germany, Bonn Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Germany is in Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark. CAPITAL CITY: Berlin LARGEST CITY: Berlin CURRENCY: Euro (EUR) ECONOMY: Germany has an affluent and technologically powerful economy. … Continue reading

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Germany, Berlin Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Germany is in Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark. CAPITAL CITY: Berlin LARGEST CITY: Berlin CURRENCY: Euro (EUR) ECONOMY: Germany has an affluent and technologically powerful economy. … Continue reading

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Expatriate Engagement

Engagement is a fairly recent term in business. In the past the talk was about “attracting, motivating and retaining” expatriate employees. All three strategies focused primarily on money. A competitive salary that takes into account the relative cost of living, … Continue reading

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Georgia Republic of, Tbilisi Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: The Republic of Georgia is in South-western Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Turkey and Russia. CAPITAL CITY: Tbilisi LARGEST CITY: Tbilisi CURRENCY: Georgian Lari (GEL) ECONOMY: Georgia’s main economic activities include the cultivation of agricultural products such as … Continue reading

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Gambia, Banjul Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Gambia is in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal. CAPITAL CITY: Banjul LARGEST CITY: Serrekunda CURRENCY: Gambian Dalasi (GMD) ECONOMY: Gambia has no confirmed mineral or natural resource deposits and has a limited agricultural base. About … Continue reading

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Gabon, Libreville Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Gabon is in Western Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea. CAPITAL CITY: Libreville LARGEST CITY: Libreville CURRENCY: CFA Franc (XAF) ECONOMY: Gabon enjoys a per capita income four times … Continue reading

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France, Paris Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: France is in Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain. CAPITAL CITY: Paris LARGEST CITY: Paris CURRENCY: Euro (EUR) ECONOMY: … Continue reading

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