Monthly Archives: April 2010

Bermuda, Hamilton Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Bermuda. Location: Bermuda is in North America, it is a group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of South Carolina (US). Country Climate: Subtropical; mild, humid; gales, strong winds common in winter. Country Terrain: Low … Continue reading

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Bolivia, La Paz Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of Bolivia. Location: Bolivia is in Central South America, southwest of Brazil. Country Climate: Varies with altitude; humid and tropical to cold and semiarid. Country Terrain: Rugged Andes Mountains with a highland plateau (Altiplano), hills, lowland … Continue reading

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Bhutan, Thimphu Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Kingdom of Bhutan. Location: Bhutan is in Southern Asia, between China and India. Country Climate: Varies; tropical in southern plains; cool winters and hot summers in central valleys; severe winters and cool summers in Himalayas. Country Terrain: … Continue reading

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Benin, Cotonou Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: The Republic of Benin. Location: Benin is in Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo. Country Climate: Tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north. Country Terrain: Mostly flat to undulating plain; some … 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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Belize, Belmopan Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Belize. Location: Belize is in Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico. Country Climate: Tropical; very hot and humid; rainy season (May to November); dry season (February to May). Country Terrain: Flat, swampy coastal … Continue reading

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Belgium, Brussels Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Kingdom of Belgium. Location: Belgium is in Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands. Country Climate: Temperate; mild winters, cool summers; rainy, humid, cloudy. Country Terrain: Flat coastal plains in northwest, central rolling … Continue reading

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