Daily Archives: March 15, 2010

Peru, Lima Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Peru is in Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador. CAPITAL CITY: Lima LARGEST CITY: Lima CURRENCY: Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN) ECONOMY: Peru is a lower-middle-income developing country. The country’s economic performance has been … Continue reading

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Paraguay, Asuncion Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Paraguay is in Central South America, northeast of Argentina. CAPITAL CITY: Asuncion LARGEST CITY: Asuncion CURRENCY: Paraguay GuaranĂ­ (PYG) ECONOMY: Paraguay is a lower-middle-income developing country has a market economy marked by a large informal sector that features both … Continue reading

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Salary Purchasing Power Parity

Internationally comparable cost of living data is crucial to forming sustainable expatriate pay policies and monitoring progress. Market exchange rates give misleading comparisons because they do not reflect salary purchasing power differences. Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) accounts for price differences … Continue reading

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Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Papua New Guinea is in Oceania, it is a group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia. CAPITAL CITY: Port Moresby LARGEST … Continue reading

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Panama, Panama City Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Panama is in Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica. CAPITAL CITY: Panama City LARGEST CITY: Panama City CURRENCY: Panamanian Balboa (PAB) ECONOMY: Panama is a lower-middle-income developing country. … Continue reading

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Palau, Melekeok Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Palau is in Oceania, it is a group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines. CAPITAL CITY: Melekeok LARGEST CITY: Koror CURRENCY: US Dollar (USD) ECONOMY: Palau has a small economy and is reliant on … Continue reading

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Pakistan, Lahore 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. Lahore is located near the Ravi River and Wagah, close to the Pakistan-India … Continue reading

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