Daily Archives: March 14, 2010

Pakistan, Karachi Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Pakistan is in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north. Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan. It is the world’s second largest … Continue reading

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Pakistan, Islamabad Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Pakistan is in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north. CAPITAL CITY: Islamabad LARGEST CITY: Karachi CURRENCY: Pakistan Rupee (PKR) ECONOMY: Pakistan is … 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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Oman, Muscat Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Oman is in Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Persian Gulf, between Yemen and UAE. CAPITAL CITY: Muscat LARGEST CITY: Muscat CURRENCY: Omani Rial (OMR) ECONOMY: Oman is an upper-middle-income developing country. Oman has sizable … Continue reading

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Norway, Oslo Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Norway is in Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Sweden. CAPITAL CITY: Oslo LARGEST CITY: Oslo CURRENCY: Norwegian Krone (NOK) ECONOMY: The Norwegian economy is a mixed economy, featuring a combination of … Continue reading

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Nigeria, Lagos Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Nigeria is in Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon. CAPITAL CITY: Abuja LARGEST CITY: Lagos CURRENCY: Nigerian Naira (NGN) ECONOMY: Nigeria is a low-income developing economy despite its many natural resources, including oil reserves, … Continue reading

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Niger, Niamey Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Niger is in Western Africa, southeast of Algeria. CAPITAL CITY: Niamey LARGEST CITY: Niamey CURRENCY: CFA Franc (XOF) ECONOMY: Niger is one of the world’s poorest countries, despite its resources. The economy of Niger centers on subsistence crops, livestock, … Continue reading

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