Daily Archives: August 2, 2010

Germany, Berlin – Cost of Living

The economy of Germany is the largest national economy in Europe, the fourth largest by nominal GDP in the world. The service sector contributes around 70% of the total GDP, industry 29.1%, and agriculture 0.9%. Most of the country’s products … Continue reading

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Georgia Republic of, Tbilisi – Cost of Living

The economy of Georgia has traditionally revolved around Black Sea tourism, cultivation of citrus fruits, tea and grapes; mining of manganese and copper; and output of a big industrial sector producing wine, metals, machinery, chemicals, and textiles. Tbilisi is the … Continue reading

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Gambia, Banjul – Cost of Living

The economy of the Gambia is a liberal, market-based economy characterized by traditional subsistence agriculture, a historic reliance on groundnuts (peanuts) for export earnings, a re-export trade built up around its ocean port, low import duties, minimal administrative procedures, a … Continue reading

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Expat Kids, not just cost of living

Is being an expat all about attitude, and if so, does this have an immense influence on expat children and how they perceive their situation in this new environment? If as adults we have doubts about settling in a new … Continue reading

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Gabon, Libreville – Cost of Living

The economy of Gabon enjoys a per capita income four times that of most nations of sub-Saharan Africa. This has supported a sharp decline in extreme poverty; yet because of high income inequality a large proportion of the population remains … Continue reading

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